On 21st April 2021, China Enterprises Chamber of Commerce in Malaysia (CECCM) and Sunway Medical Center jointly held a webinar titled “Covid-19 Immunisation Programme”. More than 100 employees from 30 companies participated online. The webinar’s main speaker was Dr. Lee Tuan Cheong, a specialist in emergency medicine at the Sunway Medical Center. Treasurer of CECCM, Mr. Yang Zhijun delivered an opening remark followed by the representative of Sunway Medical Center Ms. Faith Tang whom briefly introduced Sunway Medical Center. The webinar was hosted by Ms. Cloudy Lee, Executive Secretary of CECCM.
Yang Zhijun stated that CECCM has been working hard to follow up with the preparations and arrangements of vaccination, hoping to try its best to get China employees working in Malaysia to be vaccinated as soon as possible. He also urged everyone to work together with the Malaysian government to overcome Covid-19 and promote a stable economic recovery. Next, Ms. Faith Tang, representative of Sunway Medical Center, thank CECCM for co-organizing the online seminar. She hopes that the participants will have a better understanding of the vaccine after the webinar.
Dr Lee Tuan Cheong shared the types of Covid-19 vaccines and the vaccination process. He analysed and explained its safety, effectiveness and side effects. Generally, people without allergies or serious diseases are in good condition after being vaccinated. Minor side effects such as fatigue, mild fever and dizziness can happened to a minority of patients and are normal.
During the Q&A session, he also mentioned in response to questions about the effectiveness of vaccine that currently known to last about 3 to 6 months in the human body. He stated that the question of the validity period of the vaccine still needs to be observed and tested before it can be discussed. Therefore, he reminded everyone to continue to maintain good hygiene habits and follow strictly to the current SOP in order to battle against the Covid-19.
Last but not least, CECCM hopes to remind all members will stay vigilant and adhere to the preventive measures in fighting the pandemic.