Singapore gets first batch of COVID-19 vaccines - (National Post via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Singapore received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, ahead of a rollout that health officials have said could be in two or three weeks, as reported National Post on Monday.

  • Singapore recently approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine, becoming the first Asian country to do so.

  • The government said it will initially administer the vaccine to healthcare workers and the elderly.

  • Singapore has signed advanced purchase agreements on several vaccine candidates including those being developed by Moderna and Sinovac.

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