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COVID-19 vaccine stirs rare hesitation in nearly virus-free Singapore By Reuters

COVID-19 vaccine stirs rare hesitation in nearly virus-free Singapore By Reuters
COVID-19 vaccine stirs rare hesitation in nearly virus-free Singapore

"I doubt the vaccine will help at all.But the government is keen to open more of the economy with the help of the vaccine in a country dependent on travel and trade and preparing to host the World Economic Forum's annual gathering next year.FILE PHOTO: The first shipment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine arrives in Singapore By Chen Lin and Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - As Singapore prepares to roll out COVID-19 vaccinations its striking success in controlling the virus is making some question whether they should take the jabs."Singapore is doing pretty well," said Aishwarya Kris, who is in her 40s and does not want a shot.

But there is concern about a new vaccine that uses novel technology and has had a rapid development and approval.Pfizer (NYSE: PFE )'s vaccine has been linked with a few cases of severe allergic reactions as it has been rolled out in the UK and the United States.

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