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Malaysia Is Developing Its Own COVID-19 Vaccine To Curb Shortages

Jun 15, 2021

Malaysia is developing its own COVID-19 vaccines?

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Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba has announced that the country will now look into developing its own COVID-19 vaccines to speed up the vaccination process.

On Facebook, Dr. Adham said that researchers at the Institute for Medical Research (IMR) would look into producing two types of vaccines - a messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccine as well as a more traditional inactivated vaccine. 

“This is our effort to increase our vaccination rates, in addition to preparing ourselves for future pandemics,” he said.

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Recently, Malaysia has seen its vaccination numbers rise to over 150,000 doses per day, which is amazing! 

So far, there are no details regarding the release of the locally-developed vaccines. 

We hope this works out! 

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat