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Covid-19 vaccination is now a mandate?

Post by musical box » Tue, 28 Dec 2021 1:35 pm

Covid-19 vaccination a must for PR, long-term pass applications from Feb 1.

Multi-ministry task force on Covid-19 announced the new measure on Sunday (Dec 26).

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... from-feb-1

What's your view about mandating a vaccine/injections for all of nature's present and future "threats"? Are you agreeable that democratic governments alone decide what is a "threat".

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Re: Covid-19 vaccination is now a mandate?

Post by BBCDoc » Tue, 28 Dec 2021 1:44 pm

Worked well enough to wipe out smallpox, and nearly there with Polio.

We got close to wiping out malaria too, but environmentalists wussied out on DDT.

Normally, the human race would spend a few generations to adapt to disease, but we now decide to use technology to protect the generation. Thus, in that regard, I believe it is fine to mandate.

What I wish they would mandate is investment into higher quality education and food for our children in schools. Wouldn’t have to deal with so many issues….


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Re: Covid-19 vaccination is now a mandate?

Post by PNGMK » Tue, 28 Dec 2021 1:52 pm

Mandate away!
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
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You ran away without doing NS? Shame on you!

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Re: Covid-19 vaccination is now a mandate?

Post by smoulder » Tue, 28 Dec 2021 2:24 pm

Someone who's unvaccinated increases the possibility of infections being spread, even among those who are vaccinated. More sick people puts a load on the healthcare system which is paid for using taxes.

https://www.factcheck.org/2021/09/covid ... accinated/

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Re: Covid-19 vaccination is now a mandate?

Post by Lisafuller » Wed, 29 Dec 2021 12:03 am

musical box wrote:
Tue, 28 Dec 2021 1:35 pm
Covid-19 vaccination a must for PR, long-term pass applications from Feb 1.

Multi-ministry task force on Covid-19 announced the new measure on Sunday (Dec 26).

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... from-feb-1

What's your view about mandating a vaccine/injections for all of nature's present and future "threats"? Are you agreeable that democratic governments alone decide what is a "threat".
This is not a political issue to me, it’s a public health and safety issue. There is no question that there should be a mandate, I welcome it.

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Re: Covid-19 vaccination is now a mandate?

Post by Lisafuller » Wed, 29 Dec 2021 12:05 am

BBCDoc wrote:
Tue, 28 Dec 2021 1:44 pm
Worked well enough to wipe out smallpox, and nearly there with Polio.

We got close to wiping out malaria too, but environmentalists wussied out on DDT.

Normally, the human race would spend a few generations to adapt to disease, but we now decide to use technology to protect the generation. Thus, in that regard, I believe it is fine to mandate.

What I wish they would mandate is investment into higher quality education and food for our children in schools. Wouldn’t have to deal with so many issues….


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I’m with you on the last para. Not enough people realize how serious of an issue food insecurity is, and living in Singapore means we often take the education system for granted, we forget that not every child in other countries has access to the same high quality resources and opportunities.

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Re: Covid-19 vaccination is now a mandate?

Post by Lisafuller » Wed, 29 Dec 2021 12:06 am

smoulder wrote:
Tue, 28 Dec 2021 2:24 pm
Someone who's unvaccinated increases the possibility of infections being spread, even among those who are vaccinated. More sick people puts a load on the healthcare system which is paid for using taxes.

https://www.factcheck.org/2021/09/covid ... accinated/
And closer to achieving herd immunity too. The sooner we achieve immunity, the sooner we can return to normality. Mandate couldn’t come soon enough in my opinion.

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