Light at the End of the Covid Tunnel

By Enzo Sim

October 2021 COVER STORY
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ON FEBRUARY 24, then-premier Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin became the first Malaysian to be inoculated with the Pfizer- BioNTech vaccine; this marked the start of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme. Public response was slow at first, but that changed over the months.As of September 21, 80% of the country’s adult population are now fully vaccinated, surpassing the intended October target.1 October is also when Malaysia will transition out of the pandemic phase into an endemic one, when the population technically...

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Enzo Sim

is a Mass Communications graduate who has an unwavering passion towards international relations, history and regional affairs of Southeast Asia. His passion has brought him to different Southeast Asian capitals to explore the diverse cultural intricacies within the region.