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Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan takes charge as Chairman of WHO Executive Board

The chairman's post is held on a rotational basis for a period of one year among regional groups.

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Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to become Chairman of WHO Executive Board: Reports

The chairman's post is held on a rotational basis for a period of one year among regional groups.

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Singapore's COVID-19 cases surpass 23,000 with 876 new cases on May 10

Singapore's MOH has confirmed an additional 876 cases of COVID-19 infection in the country as of 12pm on Sunday, May 10.

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NEA to release Wolbachia-Aedes mosquitoes at dengue high-risk areas from May 2020

From May 2020, the National Environment Agency (NEA) will release male Wolbachia-Aedes mosquitoes at selected dengue high-risk areas to...

Singapore

Dengue cases this year could exceed 16,000: NEA

There are five dengue deaths so far in 2020.

Singapore

US COVID-19 death toll touches 3000, New York governor begs for help

Of the over 3000 deaths in the US, 1200 are from New York alone, prompting Governor Andrew Cuomo to issue an urgent appeal for medical...

Covid-19

49 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as total number crosses 700; new cluster at SingPost Centre

Of the 432 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. Seventeen are in critical condition in the intensive...

Covid-19

Indian-origin chef Floyd Cardoz dies in the US after testing positive for COVID-19

Cardoz started feeling feverish on March 17 and admitted himself into hospital.

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“Find, isolate, test, treat”; lockdown not enough, says WHO

We call on all countries to use this time to attack the coronavirus. You have created a 2nd window of opportunity," said WHO...

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49 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on March 24, of which 32 are imported infections

Seventeen patients are receiving treatment in the intensive care unit and remain critically ill.

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COVID-19: Singapore to shut nightclubs, theatres, cinemas; tuition classes, religious congregations suspended

The Multi-Ministry Taskforce has decided to enforce stricter measures that would limit gatherings outside of work and school to 10 persons...

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Singapore’s COVID-19 cases go past 500 as 54 new cases are reported - 48 imported and 6 local

Of the 355 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 15 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

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Singapore reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 18 of which were imported

Four more cases of COVID-19 infection have been discharged from hospital.

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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...

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32 new COVID-19 cases as of March 19 in Singapore - 24 imported and 8 local

Of the 221 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 15 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

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COVID-19 updates from around the globe

Good news coming in from China while the UK has put into place further measures to fight the virus.

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Life in the times of COVID-19 - Glimpses from around the world

Pictures from around the globe of the world dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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US begins first clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

On Monday, the United States launched the first-ever clinical trial of an experimental coronavirus vaccine to volunteers in Seattle.

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Stay-Home Notice for all incoming travellers as Singapore urges citizens to defer all travel

Over the past three days, about 70 percent of new COVID-19 cases were imported, most of whom were Singapore residents and long-term pass...

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Rishi Sunak announces USD 400 billion package to help UK businesses battle COVID-19

Sunak said the new measures were equivalent to 15 percent of the GDP and were available to "any business that needs access to cash".

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The four stages of COVID-19 explained

A guide to the four stages of the novel coronavirus.

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Largest single-day increase so far as Singapore reports 17 new COVID-19 cases as of March 16

The total number of cases in Singapore is now 243. There are 134 confirmed cases still in hospital, of whom most are stable or improving. 13...

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Singapore reports new one-day high of 14 COVID-19 cases on March 15

Singapore reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on March 15 – a new daily high – bringing the total number of cases in...

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COVID-19 cases hit 200 in Singapore with 13 new diagnosed on March 13, including an Indian national

Of the 103 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 11 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

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Singapore widens border controls, implements additional measures in battle against COVID-19

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has advised Singaporeans to defer all non-essential travel to Italy, France, Spain and Germany.

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