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Coronavirus: Malaysia drops AstraZeneca from inoculation scheme; Thai tycoons aid in vaccine effort

Malaysia will allow people to use AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine on a voluntary basis and exclude the shots from its inoculation scheme amid public concerns.“People are concerned about the safety of the vaccine despite science and data showing it safe and effective,” Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said on Wednesday. “We want to deal with these concerns to avoid disrupting the immunisation programme.”Malaysia, which received its first batch of the shots through the…

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