The Big Story Ep 71: Covid-19 vaccines likely still effective against variants 4:03 mins Synopsis: This is a special episode of The Straits Times' video series The Big Story. Covid-19 vaccines like the Pfizer-BioNTech version being used in Singapore are likely to remain effective against new variants of the coronavirus, including recent strains detected in Britain and South Africa. Professor Ooi Eng Eong, deputy director of the emerging infectious diseases programme at Duke-NUS Medical School, shares more with hosts Olivia Quay and Hairianto Diman. Produced and edited by: ST Video team and Muhammad Firmann Discover The Straits Times Videos: https://str.sg/JPrc Discover ST & BT podcasts: Channel: https://str.sg/JWVR Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2PwZCYU Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Lu4rPP Google podcasts: http://str.sg/googlestbt Websites: http://str.sg/stbtpodcasts https://bt.sg/moneyhacks Feedback to: firstname.lastname@example.org --- Discover more niche podcast series by ST and BT below: Follow BT Money Hacks Podcast on: http://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks Follow BT Mark To Market Podcast on: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt Follow Health Check Podcast on: https://str.sg/JWaN Follow Green Pulse Podcast on: https://str.sg/JWaf Follow Asian Insider Podcast on: https://str.sg/JWa7 Follow Lunch With Sumiko Podcast on: https://str.sg/J6hQ Follow #PopVultures Podcast on: https://str.sg/JWad Follow Life Weekend Picks Podcast on: https://str.sg/JWa2 Follow #GameOfTwoHalves Podcast on: https://str.sg/JWRE Follow Bookmark This! Podcast on: https://str.sg/JWas Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.