The Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) today assured that there will be no more forced selling of “face shields” to enter the Bangi Avenue Convention Centre (BACC) which is used as a vaccination centre in Selangor.
Adakah wajib bagi penerima vaksin untuk memakai pelindung muka di PPV? Penerima vaksin di PPV Bangi Avenue Convention Centre diminta untuk membeli pelindung muka pada harga RM10 sekeping. Cc @Khairykj @kpdnhep pic.twitter.com/r5RgvUcpEu
— Jason (@JasonT9380) July 19, 2021
The CITF said the matter had been “settled” last night but did not elaborate.
This then led to a flurry of angry tweets demanding that someone is held accountable and that those who were forced to buy the face shields be refunded.
Several Twitter users demanded that the CITF elaborate on what they meant by “settled”.
Others said the episode at BACC and the CITF’s lack of clarity only erode public confidence in the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP).
The CITF is currently grappling with a perception crisis after several video clips surfaced online claiming that vaccinators were issuing “empty” shots.
There are also claims that the vaccination appointment system was open to abuse, leading to the sale of vaccines and vaccination appointments. – Malaysiakini