Vaccine expert on combating new Covid variants: Health Check Ep 68 (Pt 2)

  • 17 Sep 2021

Health Check Ep 68 (Pt 2): Vaccine expert on combating new Covid variants 20:02 mins Synopsis: Every first and third Wednesday of the month, The Straits Times helps you make sense of health matters that affect you. In this episode, ST senior health correspondent Joyce Teo speaks with Prof Ooi Eng Eong from the Duke-NUS Medical School’s Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases about the current Covid-19 situation and how vaccination will lead us out of this pandemic. In the second part of their conversation, Prof Ooi talks about the best but tricky solution to combating new variants, touches on long Covid and tells us what to note about the different vaccines used here.  Listen to Pt 1: Why bother about asymptomatic Covid-19 cases, says vaccine expert - Produced by: Joyce Teo (, Ernest Luis & Penelope Lee Edited by: Hadyu Rahim & Penelope Lee Subscribe to Health Check Podcast channel, hear the latest episodes every first and third Wednesday of the month 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: Green Pulse Podcast: Health Check 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.