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Singapore Airlines Staff Offered COVID-19 Vaccinations

Singapore Airlines Staff Offered COVID-19 Vaccinations

Singapore Airlines said on Tuesday some of its Singaporebased staff have been offered COVID19 vaccinations by the government.

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines said on Tuesday some of its Singapore-based staff have been offered COVID-19 vaccinations by the government.

Those who are eligible for the vaccine include cabin crew, pilots, airport-based staff whose job requires them to interact with passengers, and selected engineering staff.

Singapore has only approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine but has said it has secured enough doses for its 5.7 million population, including from other vaccine-makers like Moderna and Sinovac.

The city-state is currently rolling out the vaccine among healthcare workers, with the elderly to follow next month. Vaccines will be available to all residents by year-end at the latest.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received his first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine last week. [

“Participation is voluntary, and the SIA group strongly encourages all eligible staff to take up this offer,” Singapore Airlines said.

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