Japan Wants To Give AZ Vaccines To Malaysia
It’ll be sent out in July, if the situation permits.
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Japan will be giving out AstraZeneca vaccines that are manufactured there to multiple nations in Asean, including Malaysia.
Bernama quoted the Japanese Embassy in Malaysia which said that the vaccines will come by July, if the circumstances allow.
The country is also looking to provide vaccines to Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand.
Previously, Japan has given out vaccines to other countries such as Taiwan where 1.24 million doses were sent and more recently, Vietnam, where they pledged to donate around 1 million vaccines.
Single-dose vaccines conditionally approved
The country recently granted conditional approval to single-dose Covid-19 vaccines manufactured by China’s CanSino Biologics and Johnson & Johnson from the United States.
It’s reported that we’ll get the Johnson & Johnson shots via the global Covax facility which is backed by the World Health Organisation.
As for the CanSino vaccines, reports point out that the government has ordered around 3.5 million doses.
How Malaysia’s inoculation programme looks like so far
According to Health Ministry, around 4.9 million Covid-19 vaccines have been administered so far with 215,876 shots registered on 15 June.
In terms of registrations, almost half of the total population or 13.8 million Malaysians have signed up to get the jab.
Jumlah pemberian vaksin COVID-19 setakat 15 Jun 2021 ialah 4,904,109 dos.— Dr Adham Baba (@DrAdhamBaba) June 16, 2021
215,876 dos pada 15 Jun.
Jumlah yang terima dos pertama ialah 3,435,420 orang. Daripada jumlah itu, 1,468,689 orang juga terima dos kedua
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