𝙑𝙖𝙘𝙘𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙖𝙜𝙖𝙞𝙣𝙨𝙩 𝘾𝙤𝙫𝙞𝙙-19 𝘽𝙚𝙜𝙞𝙣𝙨 𝙏𝙤𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝘼𝙞𝙧𝙥𝙤𝙧𝙩 𝙁𝙧𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙧𝙨

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As part of the soft launch for the vaccination of airport personnel, a first batch of frontliners principally from AML and ATOL enlisted today, 27 Jan 2021, for the vaccination against Covid-19. More than 100 staff were vaccinated by the the Ministry of Health & Wellness (MOH&W) today and the Ministry is planning for a subsequent group to receive vaccination early next week. The second batch would include other airport stakeholders who also operate on the frontline, such as Airlines, PIO and Airport Police.
 
The MOH&W has developed a rigorous protocol prior to injection and thereafter for the monitoring of recipients after vaccination. Hence, following conduct of a general awareness session, all candidates for vaccination are interviewed individually to ascertain their medical condition and to answer any query they may have. Again at the vaccine administration phase, recipients are checked.
 
Following injection of the first vaccine dose, recipients are put under medical observation for a short period of time. Each one of them is also given a vaccination card indicating the day on which they will be receiving the second dose for optimal protection against the virus.
 
 
Most colleagues having opted for vaccination today stated the need for a majority to undergo vaccination to protect not only themselves but also their families and the population at large.