Vaccinating Asia: Tapping TikTok videos, influencers to spread information on vaccines in S'pore

Veteran actress Wee Soon Hui in a Gov.sg video on the vaccination process.
Veteran actress Wee Soon Hui in a Gov.sg video on the vaccination process.PHOTO: GOV.SG/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - As Singapore ramps up its nationwide vaccination drive, an all-out information and outreach effort is under way to encourage residents here to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

In the past few months, celebrities, social media influencers, private companies and grassroots volunteers have been roped in to spread the word on the vaccines - in person at coffee shops or house visits, or via online channels such as Facebook and even TikTok.

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