Doctors: Vax children fast


Covid-19 warning: A total of 116 children have reportedly died from the virus since the start of the pandemic until November this year. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: As vaccines for children are only expected to be available at the end of June 2022, health experts warn of difficult months ahead as the young ones continue to be vulnerable to Covid-19.

Consultant paediatrician Datuk Dr Amar-Singh HSS said if the country does not move to vaccinate its population of five to 11 years old quickly, Malaysia may see more deaths and hospitalisations in this age group next year.

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