Covid-19 panel expert addresses vaccine side effects, concerns: Health Check Ep 53

  • 14 Apr 2021

Health Check Ep 53: Covid-19 panel expert addresses vaccine side effects, concerns 11:25 mins Synopsis: This is a fortnightly podcast series on Wednesdays by The Straits Times and this episode is on the safety and common concerns in Singapore over the side effects of Covid-19 vaccines. Global surveys have shown that a key concern for those hesitant about taking the Covid-19 vaccine, lies with the side effects that they may experience.  In this episode, ST senior health correspondent Joyce Teo speaks with Associate Professor Lim Poh Lian, on the side effects that one can get from the vaccine and why you should not worry about them. She is the head of the Traveller’s Health and Vaccination Clinic at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, the director of the high-level isolation unit at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) and a member of the expert committee on Covid-19 vaccination, which makes recommendations to the government on Singapore’s vaccination strategy. Produced by: Joyce Teo (, Penelope Lee and Ernest Luis  Edited by: Penelope Lee Subscribe to Health Check Podcast channel, hear the latest episodes fortnightly on Wednesdays and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: Google Podcasts:  Website: Feedback to: Read Joyce Teo's stories: --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: Green Pulse Podcast: ST Sports Talk Podcast: Life Weekend Picks Podcast: #PopVultures Podcast: Bookmark This! Podcast: Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: Discover BT Podcasts: Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See for privacy information.