Malaysia’s science minister Khairy Jamaluddin has become the first person in the country to receive the Sinovac vaccine. Photo: Reuters Malaysia’s science minister Khairy Jamaluddin has become the first person in the country to receive the Sinovac vaccine. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia’s science minister Khairy Jamaluddin has become the first person in the country to receive the Sinovac vaccine. Photo: Reuters

China-made Sinovac jab a shot in the arm for Malaysia’s coronavirus vaccination programme, minister says

  • Science minister Khairy Jamaluddin, who heads the programme, took the Sinovac vaccine live on air to allay concerns about its efficacy and safety
  • The government’s move to authorise the Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines is expected to boost its vaccination drive, which previously had only used the Pfizer-BioNTech jab

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Malaysia’s science minister Khairy Jamaluddin has become the first person in the country to receive the Sinovac vaccine. Photo: Reuters Malaysia’s science minister Khairy Jamaluddin has become the first person in the country to receive the Sinovac vaccine. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia’s science minister Khairy Jamaluddin has become the first person in the country to receive the Sinovac vaccine. Photo: Reuters
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