Ainul Diyana bt Othman Pfordten
Created on Tue Mar 02 2021 05:23:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Covid-19 vaccine queue jumpers: How did it start?
Twitter user (nephrologist) Dr Rafidah Abdullah tweeted that she received many messages on queue jumping for the vaccine.
Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin responded by saying that he was taking the issue seriously. He urged whistleblowers to send an email anonymously to email@example.com.
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said fines will be imposed on those who jump the queue to get their Covid-19 vaccine
The Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJV) issued a clearer guideline on those eligible to receive vaccine in the first phase.
More allegations on vaccine queue jumping are posted on social media, with claims that families and officers of VIPs, politicians and civil servants are receiving the vaccinations.
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