Biography of the Author Clarence Tam

Clarence Tam

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  1. Singapore COVID-19 vaccine vaccination MOE schools students 4

    Commentary: Inaccurate public understanding of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy has implications for vaccination rates

    High vaccination uptake is key to easing COVID-19 restrictions, but a majority of polled respondents misunderstand how much protection vaccines ...
  2. Ten pills of the antibiotic "Amoxicillin 1000mg" are seen at a pharmacy in Hanau

    Commentary: Our misuse, overuse of antibiotics comes with a huge cost

    Infections can become resistant to the standard drugs used to treat them if we are not careful, say Dr Clarence Tam and Jane Lim from NUS Saw Swee ...
  3. It will take 'at least four to six months' before vaccines are available in large numbers,

    Commentary: A COVID-19 vaccine in Singapore? Here's what has to happen first

    Beyond the initial promising results of potential vaccines, there are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the implications for ending the ...
  4. Philippines china health wuhan coronavirus jan 31

    Commentary: We know more about the novel coronavirus but uncertainty remains about how virus spreads

    The viral spread of anxiety and bigotry is as dangerous as the virus itself, says NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health’s Clarence Tam.
  5. Sick with  the flu? You should have gotten a vaccination.

    Commentary: Flu vaccine not effective? Think again

    Common misperceptions about the effectiveness of the flu vaccine is one reason holding us back from getting vaccinated, says the Saw Swee Hock ...