Phase 3 'positive, uplifting news'; voluntary Covid-19 vaccination is 'constitutional right': Expert: The Big Story Ep 64

  • 14 Apr 2021

The Big Story Ep 64: Phase 3 'positive, uplifting news'; voluntary Covid-19 vaccination is 'constitutional right': Expert 10:51 mins Synopsis: This is a special episode of The Straits Times' video series The Big Story. Professor Teo Yik Ying, dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at the National University of Singapore, weighs in with The Big Story hosts Hairianto Diman and Olivia Quay on phase three and Singapore's vaccination plans. Singapore will enter phase three of its reopening in two weeks, on Dec 28. The permitted group size for social gatherings will go up from five to eight, with capacity limits in public places such as malls, attractions and places of worship to be increased. Covid-19 vaccines will be free for all Singaporeans and long-term residents who are currently here. Those who are at greatest risk will be given first priority, including healthcare workers and front-line personnel, as well as the elderly and the vulnerable. Produced and edited by: ST Video team and Muhammad Firmann Discover The Straits Times Videos: Discover ST & BT podcasts: Channel: Spotify: Apple Podcasts: Google podcasts: Websites: Feedback to:  --- Discover more niche podcast series by ST and BT below: Follow BT Money Hacks Podcast on: Follow BT Mark To Market Podcast on: Follow Health Check Podcast on: Follow Green Pulse Podcast on: Follow Asian Insider Podcast on: Follow Lunch With Sumiko Podcast on: Follow #PopVultures Podcast on: Follow Life Weekend Picks Podcast on: Follow #GameOfTwoHalves Podcast on: Follow Bookmark This! Podcast on: Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See for privacy information.