Second Booster Shot For The Vulnerable Elderly
Dr Vinod Balasubramaniam, Senior Lecturer and Co-Lead, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences
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The Ministry of Health will administer a second vaccine booster shot for senior citizens with comorbidities to counter waning immunity levels for those most vulnerable to Covid-19 infections. We discuss the rationale for the move as well as other pandemic developments in the country with Dr. Vinod Balasubramniam of the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Image credit: EPA-EFE
Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar
Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Philip See, Tan Chen Li
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