High school students and their parents wait in line to receive coronavirus vaccines at a school in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia has fully vaccinated 63.8 per cent of the population, and 88.4 per cent of adults. Photo: Reuters
High school students and their parents wait in line to receive coronavirus vaccines at a school in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia has fully vaccinated 63.8 per cent of the population, and 88.4 per cent of adults. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia sees light at end of coronavirus tunnel as vaccine roll-out success lifts gloom

  • Covid-19 cases have fallen sharply since July and inoculations are climbing, fuelling hopes that the economy and borders can reopen by December
  • Health experts laud vaccine tsar Khairy Jamaluddin’s central role in the vaccine roll-out, but warn that authorities should not get complacent

High school students and their parents wait in line to receive coronavirus vaccines at a school in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia has fully vaccinated 63.8 per cent of the population, and 88.4 per cent of adults. Photo: Reuters
High school students and their parents wait in line to receive coronavirus vaccines at a school in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia has fully vaccinated 63.8 per cent of the population, and 88.4 per cent of adults. Photo: Reuters
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