Singapore becomes first Asian country to approve Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine


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Singapore became on Monday the first Asian country to approve PfizerBioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine and said it expects to start receiving shots by the end of the year. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, 68, said he would be among the early recipients in the citystate of 5.7 million people, which has one of the lowest fatality rates globally from the coronavirus. The government said it expects to have secured enough vaccines for everyone by the third quarter of next year. “My colleagues and I, including the older ones, will be getting ourselves vaccinated early. This is to show you, especially seniors...