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Singapore set to ease COVID restrictions: All you need to know

Singapore is set to ease its month-long lockdown starting tomorrow in two steps, with more restrictions possibly being lifted if the...


Singapore sequencing data reveals Delta variant crowds out other COVID strains: Reports

COVID-19 sequencing in Singapore has revealed the emergence of the delta variant as the country's major local virus strain


Singapore approves storage of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at refrigerator temperatures

Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) announced approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to be saved at refrigerator...


PM Lee Hsien Loong gets first vaccine shot as government announces rollout plan

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received his first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine today and urged others to take the jabs in a country...


India to roll out fast and cheap COVID-19 paper 'Feluda' test soon, say officials

A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, claims the Indian government, with scientists hoping it...


First human trial in Singapore for COVID-19 vaccine to begin soon: Duke-NUS

In a press statement, Duke-NUS Medical School said its Clinical Trial Application for the COVID-19 vaccine candidate LUNAR-COV19 has been...


HSA removes over 1,700 health product listings with fraudulent COVID-19 related claims

Singapore's Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has clamped down on health products with false and misleading claims that purport to prevent,...


HSA advises against purchasing health products claiming to prevent or treat COVID-19

There is currently no evidence that any health supplement, Chinese proprietary medicine, traditional medicine, herb or “clip-on” product...


National Research Foundation Singapore's global youth summit to kick off next week

National Research Foundation Singapore is set to hold The Global Young Scientists Summit 2020 (GYSS 2020) in Singapore from January 14 to...


3 types of diabetes medicines recalled due to impurity found: HSA

Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has recalled three metformin medicines found to contain impurities above the internationally...


Singapore completes world’s largest genome databank of Asian populations

Singapore researchers have established a new genetic databank containing the completed whole-genome sequencing (WGS) data of close to 5,000...


HSA alerts Singaporeans not to purchase two products containing erectile dysfunction medicine

Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore has alerted people not to purchase two products sold online as candy as they contain a...


HSA revokes licenses of 2 retailers selling cigarettes to minors, suspends four others

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore has revoked the licences of two errant tobacco retailers and suspended four others who sold...


HSA alerts Singapore people not to purchase five cosmetic creams

Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore has alerted the public not to purchase or use five cosmetic creams which were found to contain...


Singapore blood bank calls for group 'O' blood donations

An estimated 500 donors are required to bring up the O blood stock to a healthy level.


HSA seizes illegally manufactured cough syrup and medicines from HDB flat, two arrested

Officers of Health Science Authority (HSA) of Singapore along with police officers of Bedok division seized around SGD40,000 worth of...


HSA alerts Singaporeans about banned substance in two slimming products

People of Singapore have been alerted not to purchase or consume two slimming products ‘Li Da Weight Loss Capsule (‘Li Da’)’ and...


HSA warns of two slimming products sold online containing banned substance and laxatives

Two slimming products – ‘Nuvitra’ and ‘BeColi’ – sold online were found to contain a banned substance, sibutramine, and potent...


HSA warns people not to purchase two health products containing potent steroids

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore has warned people not to purchase two health products; ‘Ausbee Australia Ausbee Herbal...


HSA warns of potent steroids in traditional herbal remedy

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has warned members of the public not to purchase or consume ‘PHQ 1001 Khasiat Penawar Herba Qaseh...


HSA nabbed 19-year-old for selling stolen cigarettes online

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has caught a 19-year-old man for illegally selling cigarettes through online platforms, without a...


HSA warns public not to buy weight loss supplements online

Do you buy weight loss supplements online? The latest findings by The Health Sciences Authority in Singapore will make you think twice...

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