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Why Pfizer vaccines are for townspeople and AstraZeneca for rural folk

Published on 5 Jan 2021 5:42:08 PM

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech would most likely be for urban areas while that by AstraZeneca would be for rural areas, says Khairy Jamaluddin.

The Science, Technology and Innovation Minister said that on Tuesday (Jan 5), adding that this is because the vaccine doses from Pfizer require extra-low temperatures while the ones by AstraZeneca do not.

Khairy, who is Rembau MP, also assured Malaysians that the country is not late in procuring the vaccines.

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