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YB Khairy: Interval Between 1st & 2nd Doses Of AstraZeneca Vaccine Shortened To 6 Weeks

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Az Gap Decreased To 6 Weeks
Source:Awani & SCMP

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The Minister of Health, YB Khairy Jamaluddin informed that the period between the first and second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will be accelerated to six weeks from 1 October. According to him, as quoted by BERNAMA, it was decided to provide convenience to those who have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine. He said,

“We will shorten the interval between the first dose and the second dose of Astrazeneca vaccine from nine weeks to six weeks and they can receive the second dose after six weeks.”

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In the meantime, he also informed that the supply of vaccines is sufficient and 3.2 million teenagers will get a vaccination appointment date in the near future. He also reminded students to wait for the appointment date and not to do walk-ins.

 

Also read: KJ: Herd Immunity No Longer Achievable With 80% Vaccination Due To Delta Variant

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