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Coronavirus: Malaysia reaches vaccine deal with AstraZeneca

Malaysia said on Saturday that it has secured coronavirus vaccine from AstraZeneca, on the heels of news it will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in February as it grapples with a surge in infections.The AstraZeneca deal, to be signed on Monday, will allow immunisation of about 20 per cent of Malaysia’s population of 32 million, similar to that of the deal with US giant Pfizer Inc and its German partner BioNTech, Health Minister Adham Baba said.The Southeast Asian nation has seen a spike in…

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