200 Vietnamese workers in Malaysia are vaccinated

200 Vietnamese workers in Malaysia are vaccinated - Photo 1.

Ms. Tran Thi Chang – president of the Vietnamese Women’s Union in Malaysia – spent a day off to support the Vietnamese at the vaccination site on September 4 – Photo: DUC ANH

Share with Youth OnlineMs. Tran Thi Chang – president of the Vietnam Women’s Union in Malaysia – said the vaccine given today is the Pfizer vaccine.

According to the message of Vietnamese Ambassador to Malaysia Tran Viet Thai, the Vietnamese Women’s Union in Malaysia has made great efforts to mobilize from networks of acquaintances in Malaysia to obtain 200 injections for Vietnamese workers on the 4th day. -9. This is also the first time the health authority in Kuala Lumpur has organized a mobile trip to give injections to people.

Anh Duc Anh, an injector, said that in order to move from Penang to Kuala Lumpur, the Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia has supported to provide guaranteed letters for people who need to go to the capital for injections and return, because the between states in Malaysia still need a passport.

Vietnamese people vaccinate against COVID-19 in Malaysia – Source: TRAN THI CHANG

Ms. Thu Hoa also from Penang said that to go to Kuala Lumpur, 21 Vietnamese workers in Penang who received this injection had rented a car from 12 o’clock the night before to arrive in the capital the next morning.

Ms. Chang works at the National Heart Institute of Malaysia and has been campaigning for these injections through the non-profit organization Our Journey Malaysia and the Malaysian Red Crescent Association.

In the context of the complicated situation of the COVID-19 epidemic in Malaysia, the number of deaths from COVID-19 and the number of daily new cases are at an alarming rate, the injection rate for the Vietnamese community is very valuable.

Malaysia is currently the second hot spot for COVID-19 in the region, after Indonesia. According to the statistics of Our World in Data, only 27.8% of people in Malaysia have received two doses of the vaccine.

From August 2021 to now, the Vietnamese Women’s Union in Malaysia has mobilized all 500 injections for the community, all of which are Pfizer vaccines.

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