All set to move into endemic phase

Brave little girls: Children waiting for their turn at the World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur vaccination centre. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: With Malaysia's vaccination coverage now extended to children, the country is gearing itself for the lifting of Covid-19 curbs and a return to pre-pandemic normality.

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin described the newly-launched National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as "the final puzzle piece", with nearly the entire population eligible to receive protection from Covid-19.

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