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HTAR sees possible anti-vax influence in current Covid-19 hospitalisations, deaths



KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Severe Covid-19 cases among unvaccinated younger people are outnumbering cases among vaccinated elderly people, which may be possibly linked to vaccine hesitancy, say doctors at a Covid-19 hospital in Klang.

This comes as more than 55% of the total population in Malaysia are fully vaccinated and almost 80% of Klang Valley residents have completed their vaccinations.

Consultant emergency medicine specialist Dr Ahmad Tajuddin Mohamad Nor told Bernama about two-thirds of COVID-19 patients treated at Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital (HTAR) in Klang are below 60 and almost all have not been vaccinated.

"Almost all (of those under 60 who were hospitalised) have not been vaccinated. There is still that group missing out on vaccination

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