BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Health and Living  >  COVID-19 Vaccines: How Does A New Vaccine Get Approved? (Part 1 of 2)

COVID-19 Vaccines: How Does A New Vaccine Get Approved? (Part 1 of 2)

Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, Former Minister of Health Malaysia | Emeritus Prof PT Thomas, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor’s University

12-Jan-21 16:00

COVID-19 Vaccines: How Does A New Vaccine Get Approved? (Part 1 of 2)

Last week, it was announced that the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency has given conditional approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, which is scheduled to arrive in Malaysia in February. Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, Former Minister of Health Malaysia; and Emeritus Prof PT Thomas, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor’s University, join us to explain whether the vaccine is safe, and how a new vaccine gets approved by regulatory authorities before it can be used for the population.

Listen to Part 2 on preparing our vaccine infrastructure.

Image Source: Shutterstock 


Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureHealth & LivingCOVID-19MCOVaccinePfizermRNAPolioClinical TrialHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechOther personality interviewsHealth

Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now :

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:05 AM

Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Ringgit & Sense

10:05 AM

Open For Business

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

11:30 AM

The Retail Revolution - Episode 5

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

9:00 PM

I Love KL

10:00 PM

Take Five