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COVID vaccines

Singapore's swift COVID vaccinations start with 5-minute bookings

Use of smartphones helps city-state lead Asia's inoculation race

A coronavirus vaccination in Singapore: The city-state has made it quick and easy to get the jab.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- As a small but wealthy city-state with advanced medical infrastructure, Singapore was always well-positioned to quickly vaccinate its population against COVID-19. So far, it is pulling it off -- largely thanks to effective use of digital technology.

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