Health authorities fear disease surge as some Malaysians reject vaccines
Thu, Jul 07, 2016 - 5:50 AM
Muslim religious authorities have waived the stringent halal requirement if suitable vaccines are not available.
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MORE children are falling victim to contagious diseases in Muslim-majority Malaysia, worrying health authorities as parents reject immunisation programmes for fear the vaccines used infringe strict religious rules.
The deaths of five children in June from diphtheria, a...