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Jakoa: No issue of anti-vaxxers among Orang Asli community


a total of 43 per cent, or 144,180 Orang Asli, aged 18 and above nationwide have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. ― Picture by Firdaus Latif

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ISKANDAR PUTERI, Sept 25 — There is no issue of the anti-vaccine group among the Orang Asli community in the country, said Department of Orang Asli Development (Jakoa) director-general Sapiah Mohd Nor.

She said this was because the exposure and explanation given to the Orang Asli on the Covid-19 vaccine had facilitated the vaccination process for the community.

“There were only a few of them who don’t want to be inoculated because they were afraid and wanted to take the wait and see approach.

“However, after we provide them with exposure and explanation, they welc

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