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.
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A/Prof Hsu Li YangVice Dean (Global Health), NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
19 September 2021 In the Lianhe Zaobao article "专家：大量人口染疫后确诊病例增幅将放缓 (Experts: Increase in COVID-19 cases will slow down after a large number of people are infected)", A/Prof Hsu shared insights on the rise on COVID-19 cases and the impact on the community if the infection rate increases.
Professor Teo Yik YingDean, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
5 August 2021Prof Teo advised in The Straits Times article "Rise in clusters, cases not as worrying with more jabbed: Experts" that everyone from households with unvaccinated people, especially seniors, to be prudent with their social interactions and movements in public, forming a protective "social bubble" to minimise exposure to the virus.
Professor Dale FisherGroup Director of Medicine, NUHS
5 August 2021In The Straits Times article, "Rise in clusters, cases not as worrying with more jabbed: Experts", Prof Fisher weighed in on the rise in number of Covid cases and clusters and noted that there is a real possibilty that Singapore will enter "endemic policy mode" before the number of cases and clusters are reduced to levels of a few months ago.
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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