No more opt-ins: AstraZeneca vaccine back in national immunisation programme

PETALING JAYA: Khairy Jamaluddin says the AstraZeneca vaccine will no longer be offered as an opt-in choice and will now be used as part of the national immunisation programme.

The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme coordinating minister said the opt-in programme was created because there was initial hesitancy towards the AstraZeneca vaccine due to a blood clot issue, but response to opt-in for the vaccine has been very good.

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