Malaysia brings forward Covid-19 vaccine roll-out schedule due to low registration, SE Asia News & Top Stories


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KUALA LUMPUR - Just over a month into Malaysia's national vaccination drive against Covid-19, the government is changing its roll-out timetable due to low registration numbers. The country will bring forward the implementation of the third phase of vaccination - meant for the public - to the end of this month, and will consider a policy change if the sign-up rate does not improve in the next two months. The acceleration comes after only one-third of Malaysia's senior citizens - designated as a high-risk group - have signed up for the jab under the second phase starting in the middle...