Vaccinating Asia: Foodcourt chat to allay fears about Covid-19 shots among Singaporeans

IHH Healthcare Singapore’s Noel Yeo (standing, left) and Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC MP Yeo Wan Ling (in red mask) fielding questions at a foodcourt on March 21, 2021.
IHH Healthcare Singapore’s Noel Yeo (standing, left) and Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC MP Yeo Wan Ling (in red mask) fielding questions at a foodcourt on March 21, 2021.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - It was an early Sunday morning at a foodcourt in Punggol, but Dr Noel Yeo, chief operating officer of IHH Healthcare Singapore, was already fielding questions from residents about Covid-19 vaccinations.

The one-hour "talk show" at Punggol Plaza hosted by an MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, Ms Yeo Wan Ling, is an outreach initiative to spread the word about the vaccines.

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