Unsung heroes of HKL

KUALA Lumpur Hospital (HKL), one of the oldest in the country, is able to treat and care for thousands of patients, not only because of the doctors, nurses and medical support staff, but also a special, behind-the-scenes department which makes sure everyone is well fed. The Dietetic & Food Services Department might be inconspicuous to […]

Khairy: Vaccine registration picking up, now at 12 million

KUALA LUMPUR: Greater awareness and concern among the people have caused registrations for Covid-19 vaccination to surge in the country. Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said so far, there were 12,117,091 registrations which makes up close to 50 per cent of the nation’s population of those aged 18 and above. “The realisation of […]

AZ opt-in slots for those below 60-years-old to open tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR: Slots for the second round of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine opt-in programme will be open for bookings for people below 60-years-old starting noon tomorrow. Coordinating Minister for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) Khairy Jamaluddin said the slots will be available for booking for those residing in the Klang Valley, Penang, Johor as well […]

3 areas placed under EMCO

KUALA LUMPUR: Three areas in Perak, Melaka and Sabah will be placed under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) for 14 days starting May 7. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the areas affected were Kampung Lubok Katak in Batang Padang, Tapah, Perak; Kampung Permatang Tulang Mukim Sebatu in Jasin, Melaka […]

Queue-jumpers could harm immunisation plan rollout

KUALA LUMPUR: Queue-jumping in the Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme (NIP) is a betrayal of the frontliners who have been battling the pandemic for more than a year. Recent claims by health practitioners that some people got vaccinated ahead of their group had prompted the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (Mosti) to launch a probe into […]

Receive Covid-19 Vaccine

Malaysia receives first batch of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine today “As the person who handles this matter (vaccination), I do not discuss any list of names and have never put pressure on the JKNK to give the injection to the leaders first before giving it to the frontliners,” he said when contacted by Bernama, today, adding […]


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