Washington Report Podcast: US vaccine demand surges due to more contagious Omicron variant

Infections have included the vaccinated and previously ill but appear so far largely mild. PHOTO: REUTERS

Washington Report Ep 26: US vaccine demand surges due to more contagious Omicron variant

10:16 mins

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in the United States.

The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh chats with Money FM 89.3's Elliot Danker and Bharati Jagdish about the following points:

Highlights of conversation (click/tap above):

02:20 Long lines and delays as demand surges for vaccines in many vaccination clinics

04:04 US defence secretary Lloyd Austin's plans to stand up to China

06:40 Response to the acceleration of Iran's nuclear deal

07:51 US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss Ukraine via virtual meeting

Produced by: Nirmal Ghosh (nirmal@sph.com.sg), The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Ernest Luis & Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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