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    Commentary: As Singapore gradually opens its borders, we need to be mindful of a second COVID-19 wave

    Singapore must fortify its pandemic preparedness efforts, especially since the threat of COVID-19 is far from over, says Dr Priyabrata Pattnaik.
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    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.
  3. FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New York

    Commentary: Donald Trump doesn't deserve all blame for poor US response to COVID-19

    With less than 5 per cent of the world’s population, the US is home to nearly a quarter of all COVID-19 cases and more than 20 per cent of the ...
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    Ep 20: Why Can't We Get Rid Of Dengue?

    As Singapore grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, another killer is on the loose: Dengue. In the first 8 months of the year we have recorded more ...
  5. NEA officers conducting fogging at the Woodleigh Close dengue cluster

    Commentary: Record dengue cases complicates Singapore's fight against COVID-19

    People being at home more could be one of the factors driving record dengue cases, says Assistant Professor Hannah Clapham.
  6. Park staff paint circles to help visitors maintain social distancing

    Commentary: Safe distancing matters, but is no magic number to keep us safe from COVID-19

    A fixation on specific distances encourages a false, binary distinction between safety and danger, says Anjana Ahuja.
  7. FILE PHOTO: The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cambridge

    Commentary: Unlocking economies from COVID-19 will require embracing inequality

    The virus picks us off un­evenly, and an effective response must recognise that, says economic author Tim Harford.