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Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

UAE gives nod to emergency registration of Moderna's vaccine

UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the approval of the emergency registration of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine.


Singapore clocks 16 COVID cases, tally at 62,579

Singapore today reported 16 COVID cases, pushing the tally to 62,579, the Health Ministry said. Of these cases, five were locally...


Singapore begins vaccinations for non-residents from today

Singapore will be opening up vaccination drives for non-residents from June 30, two days earlier than planned, the country’s health...


Engineer among four Covid community infections; lowest since June 11

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that a PUB engineer and a television installer employed by Best Denki were among four fresh...


23 new cases push Singapore's COVID tally to 62,493

COVID-19 caseload in Singapore mounted to 62,493 today as 23 more people tested positive for the disease, ministry of health officials said.


Singapore cuts stay-home period by a week

Covid 19 update - Singapore has reduced the stay-home period from 14 days to a week for those arriving from higher-risk nations and zones,...


Nine new COVID cases in Singapore today, three local and six imported

In total, MOH reported nine new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.


Singapore reports 13 new COVID cases, 4 local and 9 imported

Covid Update: Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 13 new COVID cases today.


Singapore reports four new COVID cases, lowest in almost four months

The Ministry of Health preliminarily reports 4 new COVID cases in Singapore today, the lowest in nearly four months.


Singapore reports lowest daily number of COVID cases in three months

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed four new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection.


Singapore reports 14 new COVID cases, 5 local and 9 imported

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) preliminarily reported five new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, all of whom are linked...


16-year-old “erroneously” administered Moderna COVID-19 jab in Singapore

The Expert Committee for COVID-19 Vaccination has reviewed the case, and does not expect him to suffer any safety issues from this incident.


June 4: Singapore reports lowest daily community case count in more than three weeks

Additionally, there are 6 imported cases, who have already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.


WHO approves China’s Sinovac vaccine for emergency use

World Health Organization approved Chinese vaccine Sinovac. It is already being used in countries like Chile, Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico,...


Heathrow Airport to reopen closed terminal for travellers from India and other “red list” countries

UK citizens and residents arriving from countries like India, Brazil, Turkey, South Africa, among others are required to serve a supervised...


COVID-19 variants get new names from WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to name the different variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus differently instead of ascribing country...


B1617 COVID-19 variant spreading worldwide at 'frightening speed': Experts

According to researchers at the National University of Singapore, the B1617 COVID-19 variant is spreading worldwide at a 'frightening speed'...


Singapore on track to bringing COVID outbreak under control, restrictions may ease from June 13: PM Lee

The prime minister said that Singapore is in a much better position today than a year ago when the first big COVID outbreak occurred.


NTUC Foodfare at Anchorvale Road closed due to likely “ongoing transmission” of COVID-19: MOH

NTUC Foodfare at 308 Anchorvale Road has been closed to all members of the public starting from 30 May 2021 and will re-open 14 days later,...


US intelligence community divided on origin of COVID-19, Biden orders redoubling of efforts to find source

United States intelligence community is split on its theories about the origin of COVID-19. While two agencies believe the virus emerged...


87,055 Indians have returned from Singapore under Vande Bharat Mission so far: Report

A total of 87,055 Indians have returned back home from Singapore since May last year as part of the Vande Bharat Mission repatriation...


Pan IIM Singapore’s SGD 5.4 million COVID support for India

Pan IIM Alumni (PIIMA) community in Singapore recently provided the virus-ravaged country India with relief efforts worth a whopping SGD 5.4...


Singapore extends vaccine dose gap to 6-8 weeks, those aged from 40-44 years old can now start registering for jab

Ministry of Health also announced that the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has authorised the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine...


Singapore denies Kejriwal claim of new COVID variant, Indian govt says Delhi CM “does not speak for India”

Kejriwal had tweeted on Tuesday asking the Indian government to stop all flights from Singapore over fears of a new variant in the island...


Delhi Chief Minister asks Indian government to stop flights from Singapore over fear of new COVID-19 strain

Singapore has been grappling with an increase in the number of COVID cases with authorities warning that the new virus strains were...