betty July 3, 2022

SINGAPORE – Children and seniors were considered high-risk groups before vaccines were available and it became clear that children generally have milder cases of Covid-19.

Caregivers who contracted the virus were often caught in a dilemma: they had to continue looking after their loved ones – often because alternatives were not readily available – but also feared passing the virus on to them, said Mr Kavin Seow, senior director of Touch Elderly Group at Touch Community Services.