JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The recent meeting and briefing session with Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has "opened the eyes" of some teachers and convinced them to get vaccinated against Covid-19 after they previously rejected the inoculation.
State education, information, heritage and culture committee chairman Mazlan Bujang said out of 779 teachers, 216 had agreed to receive the vaccine after hearing experiences and explanations from Tunku Ismail himself.
“The number of teachers who reject the vaccine is decreasing. We will continue providing information to them.
"I would like to thank the Tunku Mahkota of Johor for meeting with the teachers,” he told reporters after inspecting the vaccination process at SMK Taman Daya here on MRead More »
KOTA KINABALU: A 61-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of duping people into paying a "fee" of RM20 per person to get vaccinated against Covid-19.
Semporna district police chief Supt Farhan Lee Abdullah said on Monday (Sept 20) that the suspect was being investigated for cheating at least 16 people for vaccination services that the government is providing to the people for free.
He said the suspect was arrested at the children's park in Semporna town at 2.35pm on Saturday (Sept 18) by policemen from the district police Crime Prevention and Community Safety division.
"We believe the suspect was cheating people in connection with the government's Covid-19 vaccination programme.
"The suspect took RM20 as payment from each recipieRead More »
PUTRAJAYA: Teenagers aged 12 to 17 will be able to walk in for their Covid-19 vaccination at selected PPVs (Covid-19 vaccination centres), says Khairy Jamaluddin.
The Health Minister said the ministry will be announcing the list of selected PPVs on Tuesday (Sept 21).
“Tomorrow, we will be announcing a list of PPVs in states where teenagers can walk in and receive their vaccination.
“This will be at PPVs that are currently still in operation.
“So right now, teenagers have two ways to get vaccinated. Either they wait to receive their appointments from school PPVs, or they can walk in at these selected PPVs,” said Khairy at a press conference after observing the vaccination process for teenagers at SMK Putrajaya Precinct 8(1) here on MoRead More »