I am a physician and here's why I decided to get the Covid-19 vaccine

A physician reflects on the moral, ethical and personal reasons for getting the Covid-19 jab, even as US and UK surveys find some healthcare workers are reluctant vaxxers

The writer says he got vaccinated partly out of a moral obligation to do what he believes is right: not to be stricken by the virus and be a risk to others.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

For The Straits Times

It has finally arrived. On Jan 14, after being screened and having given my informed consent, I received my first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Institute of Mental Health where I work, and exactly three weeks later to the hour, I had the second dose.

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