PUBLIC HEALTH

PUBLIC HEALTH

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  1. Virus Outbreak Moderna Vaccine

    Commentary: Here’s why taking the vaccine is necessary even if it’s optional

    Singapore has addressed local transmission, but we must recognise that this success is transient and constantly at risk, says NUS’ Dr Alex Cook.
  2. A patient is wheeled into a hospital during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

    Commentary: US on a cusp of a COVID-19 vicious cycle

    The US is failing to get a handle on public-health challenges at a time when the economy is already weakening, says Mohamed A El-Erian.
  3. Insight FY2021 ep 30
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    Ep 30: Poverty In Asia: Pakistan

    Pakistan has made remarkable progress in lifting its people out of poverty in the last 30 years. But COVID-19 has dealt a severe blow to its ...
  4. Virus Outbreak South Korea Daily Life

    Commentary: Is South Korea doing enough to tackle its new COVID-19 wave?

    The scary thing about the outbreak in South Korea now is that unlike the previous two waves, this time there is no discernible epicentre, says ...
  5. Stiffer fines among tougher penalties introduced for food poisoning cases: NEA, AVA | Video
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    Stiffer fines among tougher penalties introduced for food poisoning cases: NEA, AVA | Video

    Food establishments involved in “significant food poisoning incidents” will now face higher penalties and prosecution in court, authorities ...
  6. What Do We Do With These Pigeons?
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    22:26minutes

    Ep 20: What Do We Do With These Pigeons?

    Singapore's pigeons are often called a nuisance. But when they are culled, animal rights activists call the process cruel. Can their population be ...
  7. TP ep 20 - dengue
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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 ...
  8. tourist singapore mask

    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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 ...