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Frequently Asked Questions On COVID-19 Booster Shots

A booster shot is a supplementary dose of an immunizing agent administered as an injection. In particular, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) booster vaccine shot helps improve your protection after receiving your first two doses of the vaccine. It aids in providing long-term protection against getting seriously ill from COVID-19. Before getting your booster shot, it is best to educate yourself about the frequent questions surrounding it. On that note, here are the answers to the frequently asked questions on COVID-19 booster

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Vaccination Aftercare: 4 Don’ts After Getting Your COVID-19 Shot

It is normal to feel nervous or worried about getting your COVID-19 shots. However, public health officials regard these COVID-19 vaccines as safe and as a means to end the novel coronavirus pandemic. Reduce your worries by being prepared. Start by reading through the following vaccination aftercare tips. #1: DO NOT GET A TATTOO RIGHT AWAY A tattoo is a form of body art where the design is created by inserting ink, dyes, or pigments into a person’s skin. Because

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S’pore Chosen As BioNTech’s New Regional Headquarters

Since vaccination against COVID-19 began, countries have exhausted their efforts to secure sufficient doses that will inoculate their population. Securing enough doses to cover the population is not an easy feat. Manufacturing setbacks, travel limitations, and other factors have slowed down the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in some countries. The World Health Organization explained that the vast majority of COVID-19 shots have been received by developed countries, while developing countries have obtained less than 1% (as of April 2021). In

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COVID-19 Self-Test Kits Will Be Sold At 3 Pharmacies From June 16

Key Highlights The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has granted interim authorization for four Antigen Rapid Test (ART) self-test kits. These self-test kits will be available from June 16 at Guardian, Watsons, and Unity pharmacies. Sales will be initially limited to 10 self-test kits per person. In line with Singapore’s strategy to increase the rate of testing and to quickly detect COVID-19 cases, self-administered test kits will go on sale from June 16. These self-test kits will be helpful for front-liners

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Are you a Singapore Citizen aged 12 to 39 years old? You can now register for Covid-19 vaccination

The COVID-19 vaccination programme is being progressively rolled out to all Singaporeans and long-term residents. The Ministry of Health announced that they have extended the vaccination programme to Singapore citizens aged 12 to 39 years old. For individuals who have had an earlier Covid-19 infection from over six months ago are also recommended to receive a single dose of vaccine to boost their immunity against reinfection. Those who fall in the above groups can register for Covid-19 vaccination from 11 June

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