Data shows making AstraZeneca vaccine opt-in boosted confidence in NIP – Malaysiakini

Public confidence in the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) has been boosted after the government removed the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine and made it an opt-in choice for the public instead, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin referring to data on the matter.

He said that the voluntary programme was created due to “vaccine hesitancy” over the British-manufactured vaccine.

“The whole reason for having the opt-in for the AstraZeneca vaccine was due to…

About the author