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Coronavirus

Singapore to start COVID vaccines for seniors next week

Administered doses stand at 60,000 as program enters new phase

A health worker gets vaccinated in Singapore on Jan. 19: The city-state will start COVID-19 inoculations for seniors on Jan. 27.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- The Singaporean government will start coronavirus vaccinations for senior residents next Wednesday, as the country steps up its vaccine rollout to accelerate its economic recovery. 

The city-state was one of the first in Asia to kick off vaccinations. This makes its progress a focal point as neighbors look to accelerate -- or in some cases simply begin -- their own programs.

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