COVID-19 restrictions ahead of Chinese New Year: Rules, risks and responsibilities

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COVID-19 restrictions ahead of Chinese New Year: Rules, risks and responsibilities

Two weeks before Chinese New Year, what’s behind Singapore’s new restrictions? What is the outlook for the country’s COVID-19 fight amid a raging ...

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COVID-19 restrictions ahead of Chinese New Year: Rules, risks and responsibilities

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Two weeks before Chinese New Year, what’s behind Singapore’s new restrictions? What is the outlook for the country’s COVID-19 fight amid a raging pandemic, new mutated variants and rising imported cases? And are there conditions under which the rules can be peeled back as mass testing and nation-wide vaccinations get underway? Lin Suling speaks to Professor Hsu Li Yang, Vice Dean (Global Health) at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, and Professor of Health Services and Systems Research David B Matchar from the Duke-NUS Medical School.

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