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PETALING JAYA: It’s the other set of figures you want to see going down and in that, Malaysia is on the right track with vaccine hesitancy gradually declining as the country’s Covid-19 inoculation programme moves into high gear.
PETALING JAYA: As the government is looking into studies of mixing different Covid-19 vaccines, health experts believe that this may be needed in the long run.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will start seeing a decline in Covid-19 cases when at least 40% of the population is vaccinated, say health experts.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian youths are encouraged to participate in the Malaysia Vaccine Support Volunteers (MyVAC) programme to boost the public's confidence, especially other youngsters, in registering for the Covid-19 vaccine.
Sporadic Covid-19 infections, which cannot be traced back to any cluster, are driving Malaysia's biggest surge in cases and deaths since the pandemic started. Ramping up vaccinations is vital but what else can be done to stem the tide? We analyse case figures and speak to experts to find out.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is seeing a dip in the Covid-19 infectivity rate. Though this is encouraging, health experts caution the public against taking their foot off the pedal.
PETALING JAYA: Despite the national lockdown since June 1, the spread of Covid-19 at the workplace, mainly involving factory workers, continues to dominate cases linked to clusters.
PETALING JAYA: The government can consider administering Covid-19 vaccinations to those below the age of 18 once sufficient clinical data and an adequate supply is obtained, say health experts.
PETALING JAYA: With over a hundred Covid-19 cases so far listed under either the Variants of Concern (VOC) or Variants of Interest (VOI) categories, the Health Ministry is ramping up genomic surveillance to map out the spread of these strains which have a high infectivity rate.
INTERACTIVE: More Covid-19 patients are being brought in dead – why this happens and what needs to be done
In a grim new challenge facing health authorities, a rising number of people with Covid-19 are taken to hospital only after their deaths. We look at the figures and speak to experts to find out why this is happening and what needs to be done.