Concerns over potential side effects stopping some older adults from getting Covid-19 jabs, boosters: Study

Earlier this month, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung urged the 80,000 seniors who have not taken their booster shots to do so. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Taxi driver Wong Yew Weng received his third Pfizer shot last September but has been delaying taking his second booster shot, despite being eligible for it.

While his wife is keen to get a second booster shot – meant to protect seniors and the vulnerable from severe disease – the 63-year-old, who had a mild bout of Covid-19 with some aches and pains in March this year, said: 

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