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Malaysia Shortens Booster Jab Interval, Lifts African Travel Ban

A healthcare worker prepares a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Quezon City, Metro Manila, on Dec. 28.

A healthcare worker prepares a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Quezon City, Metro Manila, on Dec. 28.

Photographer: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg

Malaysia will allow all adults to take their Covid-19 booster dose three months after their last shot, halving the interval previously proposed for Pfizer and AstraZeneca recipients as it seeks to slow the spead of omicron.