PM: Malaysia’s herd immunity target to be achieved by end of the year

Published on 24 May 2021 2:18:41 PM

The Prime Minister has expressed confidence that Malaysia’s herd immunity target will be achieved by the end of the year, following schedule guarantees given for the arrival of booked Covid-19 vaccines.

In a “Special Discussion on the Challenges of Covid-19 with the Prime Minister” broadcast over RTM and Bernama TV Sunday (May 23) night, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin also said that the government has no objection if certain quarters want to purchase their own vaccines, but they must first obtain approval from the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA).