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ST rates S'pore's response to Covid-19: Care for the vulnerable

Children, who were considered high-risk groups before vaccines were available, faced challenges in home-based learning. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Children and seniors were considered high-risk groups before vaccines were available and it became clear that children generally have milder cases of Covid-19.

Caregivers who contracted the virus were often caught in a dilemma: they had to continue looking after their loved ones - often because alternatives were not readily available - but also feared passing the virus on to them, said Mr Kavin Seow, senior director of Touch Elderly Group at Touch Community Services.

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