COVID-19 Vaccine Registrations Are Still Low, But Do We Need a Deadline?
Asst Prof Dr Farhan Rusli, Public Health Medicine Specialist & Director, Selangor Task Force (COVID-19) Operations
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Our National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme is set to move into Phase 2 in a few days, but registration rates for the vaccines still looks a long way from reaching the 80% needed for herd immunity. On top of that, the Prime Minister recently said that the government is considering the possibility of a deadline for registering for the vaccine. So how will all of these affect our immunisation programme?
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