Netizens react to Singapore’s vaccination measures in the workplace

Singapore’s vaccination drive has been really successful thus far, about 96% of our workforce is vaccinated. Over the weekend, it was announced that vaccinated employees will be allowed to return to their workplaces from 2022. Unvaccinated employees will not be allowed to return to their workplaces unless they take regular PET tests and test negative […]

Singapore Government makes advance purchase of Sotrovimab to treat COVID-19

Government makes advance purchase of Sotrovimab from GSK & Vir Bio

The Singapore Government has entered into an Advanced Purchased Agreement with GlaxoSmithKline Singapore and Vir Biotechnology for a supply of sotrovimab. The agreement was announced by GlaxoSmithKline Singapore and Vir Biotechnology in a statement on 30 June 2021. Sotrovimab is an investigational single-dose monoclonal antibody used for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 who do […]

BioNTech to establish Regional HQ and first mRNA facility in Singapore

BioNTech Regional HQ Singapore

BioNTech SE announced on 10 May its plans to establish its Regional Headquarters for Southeast Asia in Singapore. This is a key milestone in the Company’s international expansion. It follows the establishment of of its U.S. Headquarters in Cambridge, MA in 2020. In addition to selecting Singapore as its future regional headquarters, BioNTEch also plans […]

Sole case in dormitory is reminder that vaccinated individuals can get infected

Sole case in dormitory Singapore is reminder that vaccinated individuals can get infected

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified 1 new case of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection on 11 April 2021. The case resides in a dormitory located at Brani Terminal Avenue. The 23 year-old male Indian national (case 61822) is a Work Permit holder employed by Seafront Support Company Pte Ltd as a lashing […]

The Tragic Story of Dr. Ann Tan – What’s Real and What’s Fake

Debunking the lies of Goh Meng Seng

Our response to any tragic news must surely be to give the person concerned the private space to overcome the tragic event, and render support if you are in a position to do so, and certainly not to exploit the tragedy for other agenda. But this was precisely what a Bun Nyok Fong did to […]

Can you still get COVID-19 after you’re vaccinated?

Vaccination Singapore

Does vaccination completely prevent infection? According to answers given by Deborah Fuller, a microbiologist at the University of Washington School of Medicine working on coronavirus vaccines, you can still get infected after you’ve been vaccinated. So what’s the good news? The good news is that your chances of getting seriously ill are almost zero. In […]

Good progress with more than 60,000 vaccinated as of 22 Jan

More than 60,000 vaccinated including seniors in nursing homes

Singapore has made good progress with more than 60,000 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine as of yesterday (22 Jan), Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said in an update. These individuals include staff working in healthcare, nursing home, frontline and essential services, as well as seniors in nursing homes. 39 staff at the […]

It’s painless, it’s effective and it’s important, says PM Lee

Mr Lee shows reporters the appointment card for his second jab for the COVID-19 vaccine after receiving his first dose on Jan 8, 2021. (Photo: Ministry of Communications and Information)

As the COVID-19 vaccination gets underway, PM Lee kept his promise to Singaporeans to be among the first to be vaccinated. He had said last month that he and his Cabinet colleagues would be getting vaccinated early, to show Singaporeans they believe the vaccine is safe. The Prime Minister took the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday […]