More Chinese tourists visit S’pore clinics to get jabbed against Covid-19 with mRNA vaccines

MOH said that those on short-term visit passes can purchase vaccines at non-subsidised rates under Singapore’s Private Vaccination Programme. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE – More tourists from China are visiting Singapore clinics to get vaccinated against Covid-19 with mRNA vaccines, as leisure travel between the two countries resumes after nearly three years.

Raffles Medical, which operates 34 clinics in Singapore, said last week that it has noticed a steady flow of visitors from China coming to get Covid-19 jabs since the latest bivalent vaccine by Moderna was rolled out here, with an increase of about 5 per cent to 10 per cent seen towards the end of 2022.

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