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Eight F&B outlets ordered to close, 56 people penalised for flouting COVID norms in Singapore

Eight food and beverage (F&B) outlets were ordered to close, while 13 other outlets and 56 people were fined for violating COVID-19 norms,...


Singapore logs 452 suicide cases in 2020, highest since 2012

Singapore has reported at least 452 suicide cases last year, the highest figure since 2012, non-profit suicide prevention centre Samaritans...


Treatments for vaginal infections recommended by gynaecologist in Kolkata

According to a certain study, around 50% of women will experience certain signs of vaginal infection at some point in their lives.

Health & Fitness

US FDA alerts people about risk of heart inflammation after second mRNA vaccine dose

The United States' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alerted everyone that there might be rare risk of heart inflammation in youth who had...


Buying health insurance for heart patients: Do's and Don'ts

IRDA recommends every policyholder go through each of these Dos and Don’ts before buying health insurance for heart patients.

Health & Fitness

Nine new community COVID cases in Singapore: MOH

Coronavirus Update - Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 24 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case...


Singapore's Agrocorp enters burgeoning plant-based food market with HerbYvore

Singapore News - At a tasting event in Singapore on 15th April 2021, Agrocorp International, a Singapore based food and agri-commodities...


50 India 'double mutant', 137 South Africa variant cases detected in Singapore: Report

Covid-19 update - A Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID) found that at least 50 cases of a new "double mutant" Indian...


Indian Health Minister meets with state-level counterparts, addresses recent spike in COVID cases

Indian Health Minister meets with state-level counterparts, addresses recent spike in COVID cases. During his meeting, Dr Harsh Vardhan said...


India has provided 64 million vaccine doses to 84 countries: Dr Harsh Vardhan

61 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have already been administered in India, while the country has given 64 million doses to 84 nations...


No need for vaccinated Singapore residents to get tested for COVID antibodies: MOH

Speaking during a COVID-19 press conference, Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, Deputy Director of Medical Services at MOH, said there is no...


12 new COVID cases in Singapore on March 21, all imported: MOH

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon yesterday, taking the...


COVID recoveries in Singapore cross 60,000 mark, says MOH

As of noon yesterday, Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are no new cases of locally transmitted...


Why you’ll be hearing more about temperature monitoring In 2021

2021 is the year that the COVID-19 vaccines will reach mass distribution. It will be a massive undertaking that will require several checks...


WHO investigative team arrives in Wuhan from Singapore

A team of experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) arrived in Wuhan today to start a probe into the origins of the coronavirus, even...


Rich nations have bought up over half of future COVID-19 vaccines: Oxfam report

Oxfam is calling for a "people's vaccine" free of charge and distributed fairly based on need.


New COVID-19 cluster at Sungei Tengah Lodge dormitory, 4800 workers issued Stay-Home Notice: MOM

As of August 23, a total of 58 cases have been linked to a cluster at Sungei Tengah Lodge. All 58 cases were asymptomatic.


WHO admits possibility that COVID-19 could be airborne in congested spaces

The admission followed an open letter written by over 200 scientists who provided evidence that showed that floating virus particles can...


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,...


UK goes into lockdown as Boris Johnson announces strict new measures to fight COVID-19​

In a televised statement, Johnson said that the UK was facing a "moment of national emergency".


COVID-19 cases in Singapore continue to rise with 23 new cases as of March 17

Of the 152 cases still in hospital, most are stable or improving with fourteen in critical condition in the intensive care unit.


MFA urges Singaporean students studying abroad to come back

As per a statement issued by the MFA, Institutes of Higher Learning in Singapore have begun recalling their students currently on overseas...


UK cracks down with enhanced measures to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson also told Londoners to pay special attention to these measures and follow them strictly as the disease is...


COVID-19 impact: India-South Africa series rescheduled

“Cricket South Africa will visit India at a later date to play 3 One-day Internationals," said the BCCI.


Singapore reports 12 new COVID-19 cases on March 8, totalling 150

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 12 more cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on March 8, bringing the total number of...