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Covid-19 - Defensive Plays Can Only Last For So Long

Ben Cowling, Head of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistic, University of Hong Kong

12-Jul-21 08:30

Covid-19 - Defensive Plays Can Only Last For So Long

Malaysia crossed an important threshold over the weekend, with 10% of the country's population fully vaccinated against Covid-19. But as the global vaccination rollout continues to pick up speed, more questions are now arising about vaccine mixing, efficacy against new variants, and when to reopen the economy. We tackle some of those questions with Ben Cowling, Head of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Hong Kong.

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Produced by: Philip See

Presented by: Lyn Mak, Roshan Kanesan, Philip See


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