Get the latest information on COVID-19, including media coverage, factsheets and research papers from our clinicians at NUHS.
For current information on potential therapeutic options and interventions related to COVID-19, healthcare professionals can refer to the Ministry of Health website here.
COVID-19: Updates from Singapore is a webinar series that gathers the world's leading clinicians, scientists, public health officials and policy makers together to present and discuss insights on the latest medical and scientific findings concerning COVID-19. Following a successful first run in 2020, the webinar returns for a second season, with monthly episodes beginning November 2020 till December 2021.
Join resident hosts Associate Professor David Allen, a respected infectious diseases clinician and Professor Dale Fisher, Group Director of Medicine at the National University Health System (NUHS), Professor at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine & Chair of the WHO's Global Outbreak Alert & Response Network (GOARN) as they engage with a special guest speaker each month to bring you the latest developments and global perspectives on the public health, political, social, economic and psychological implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Catch up on Season 1 of the webinar series here.
For more information on the upcoming webinars, click here. Register for the webinars here.
A/Prof Hsu Li YangVice Dean (Global Health), NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
29 May 2021 In Today's article "COVID-19: Is the coronavirus 'airborne' and how likely are you to catch it when indoors or outdoors?", A/Prof Hsu explained about the topic of airborne transmission and COVID-19 infection. He mentioned the key is not to get hung up about particle size of whether it is "droplet" or "airborne" transmission, but to focus more on environmental factors that can reduce aerosol spread.
Professor Teo Yik YingDean, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
2 June 2021Prof Teo shared in The Straits Times article "COVID-19 vaccine could become like yearly flu shot, says experts on ST panel discussion" that at some point, COVID-19 will be included as part of the national immunisation schedule for both adults and children and we may need regular booster shots from time to time to make sure we continue to be protected, especially against any new emerging variants.
Professor Dale FisherGroup Director of Medicine, NUHS
28 May 2021In the Channel NewsAsia's article, "Fashionable masks may look good - but how can you tell if they protect against COVID-19?", Prof Fisher shared on the type of mask to use that will effectively act as a preventive measure towards COVID-19 infection.
The non-invasive COVID-19 deep-throat saliva test is an alternative testing strategy for COVID-19. The video below shows a guide on how oropharyngeal fluid specimens are collected for testing purposes.
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