Should student be prioritize for vaccine during economical uncertainties?

SPM student is expected to receive Covid-19 Vaccination using Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine next month

According to Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, this decision was done in accordance to the request of Education Minister who wants the option to send student back to school for them to prepare for SPM

However, Moody’s Analytics said full movement restrictions will have an impact on domestic demand, particularly domestic consumption given that only essential services are allowed to operate.

“Malaysia’s economic recovery will be dented by the latest rise in Covid-19 infections, triggering a two-week lockdown, with only essential services allowed to operate.” said Moody

In align with Covid-19 vaccine and the strain of our economy, Prof Madya Ts Dr Anuar Shah Bali Mahomed said the government needs to speed up vaccination through the National Covid-19 Immunization Program (PICK) as it is seen to be the only key to recovery from the country’s health and economic crisis.

Even though there are tons of subsidization announce by the government, still, many Malaysian either closed their company, lost their jobs or cannot generate any income because they are not seen as essential workers.

Hence, should the vaccination be given focus to SPM students who have the ability to study at home or should it be given to non essential workers for them to be able to work again and recover back their economy and Malaysian economy as a whole?

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