Biography of the Author Alex R Cook

Alex R Cook

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. A member of a pest control team shows a container of mosquito larvae that they collected during the

    Commentary: Uncovering the factors fueling record-high dengue cases in Singapore

    The circuit breaker contributed to higher dengue numbers for two reasons, say experts at NEA and the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health.
  2. Composite photo of NEA officer checking pails of stagnant water and people along Orchard Road.

    Commentary: In Singapore, battling the COVID-19 threat outside and the dengue peril at home

    Fighting two epidemics at once would threaten even the best healthcare system but small steps can mitigate the threat of dengue, says NUS Saw Swee ...
  3. People wearing protective face mask at Orchard Road

    Commentary: Three scenarios if the COVID-19 outbreak gets worse

    Developments in the rest of the world can seed subsequent waves of outbreak despite Singapore’s best efforts at preventing further importations, ...
  4. An Aedes Aegypti mosquito is seen in a lab of the International Training and Medical Research Train

    Commentary: The lower immunity behind the current dengue outbreak

    But should we worry about the current dengue outbreak? NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health’s Alex R Cook gives some perspective to the outbreak.