malaymail.com 04 May, 2021 03:15 am

Khairy: Second dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine interval set for 12 weeks after first jab

Khairy: Second dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine interval set for 12 weeks after first jab
KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 ― The intervals between the first and second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine is set at 12 weeks, said Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Khairy Jamaluddin. In a tweet, he said that the 12 week interval is in line with recommendations given by the World Health...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 ― The intervals between the first and second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine is set at 12 weeks, said Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Khairy Jamaluddin.“Dosing interval for the AstraZeneca vaccine in the opt-in programme is set at 12 weeks.Registration for the AstraZeneca vaccine opened on May 2 to 268,000 people in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor on a “first click and first serve” basis via the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJAV) website.For future rollouts of the AstraZeneca vaccine, Khairy said Malaysia was expecting the arrival of some 1.

The Rembau MP added that the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJAVMY) will also review applications sent in requesting for shorter intervals on a case to case basis.“@JKJAVMY will review applications for shorter intervals on a case by case basis e.

Read full story at malaymail.com