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Is The 2nd COVID Booster Shot Really Necessary?

Prof Dr James Koh, Infectious Disease Consultant & Professor of Medicine, International Medical University

24-May-22 16:35

Is The 2nd COVID Booster Shot Really Necessary?

Adults above 60 with co-morbidities are now being offered second COVID-19 booster shots. While these shots are available on a voluntary basis, there is some confusion as to who should get them, whether they are safe, and what protection individuals would get. We check in with Prof James Koh, Infectious Disease Consultant and Professor of Medicine, International Medical University, to get clarity.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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Categories:  managing diseasehealth policy

Tags:  immune compromisedthe bigger picturehealth and livingcovid-19vaccinationboosterelderlyageingnon communicable diseases


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