Made-in-Malaysia Covid-19 vaccine expected to be ready in 2024

PETALING JAYA: The Covid-19 vaccine currently in development in Malaysia is also being designed as a booster shot, says Institute for Medical Research (IMR) director Dr Tahir Aris. “Those who are fully vaccinated may need booster shots to stay protected, and they may even need it yearly.

“Such a move is important to continue our defence against the coronavirus. Malaysia should not rely wholly on imported vaccine supplies,” said Dr Tahir, who gave Sunday Star a tour of the IMR laboratory in Setia Alam.

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