Gov’t must investigate on AstraZeneca under-dosing claims; lives are at stake
THERE have been concerns over allegations that some medical personnel have drawn less than the standard required dosage of the vaccine during the AstraZeneca voluntary opt-in programme in the Klang Valley recently.
While both individuals have since received their ‘top-up’ shots after raising the matter with the authorities, the idea that something like this could – and had – happened in the first place is a cause for great concern (quite the matter of life and death, actually).
To this end, the Government and all relevant authorities – specifically the Health Ministry and the Special Committee on COVID-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) – must get to the bottom of this and come out with a clear explanation to avoid speculations.
After all, health experts have warned that receiving a COVID-19 vaccine that is less than the recommended dosage will reduce its efficacy