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Singapore's health ministry confirms 632 new coronavirus cases
Singapore's health ministry on Tuesday confirmed 632 new coronavirus cases, taking the city-state's tally of infections to 19,410.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Asia Today: Singapore to reopen some businesses May 12
Singapore will let selected businesses reopen from May 12 in a cautious rollback of a two-month partial lockdown despite rising coronavirus infections among foreign workers
Source: ABC News: Health - May 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Singapore to ease some coronavirus curbs over next few weeks
Singapore will start easing some curbs put in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus over the next few weeks, authorities said on Saturday, as the city-state takes the first tentative steps towards reopening its economy.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore confirms 447 new coronavirus cases, smallest rise in two weeks
Singapore's health ministry on Saturday confirmed 447 new coronavirus infections, the smallest daily rise in two weeks, taking the city-state's tally of cases to 17,548 with 16 virus-related deaths.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore confirms 932 new COVID-19 cases, death toll rises to 16
Singapore reported 932 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the health ministry said, taking the city-state's total infections to 17,101.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore reports 528 new coronavirus cases, death toll rises to 15
Singapore confirmed 528 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, its Health Ministry said, taking the city-state's total cases to 16,169.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Repeat Testing Helped Confirm COVID-19 Diagnosis in Singapore Repeat Testing Helped Confirm COVID-19 Diagnosis in Singapore
Administering a second test for COVID-19 at least a day after a negative test allowed for detection of more than 95% of cases in a small series of patients with suspected infection in Singapore, researchers say.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 29, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Singapore Was a Coronavirus Success Story —Until an Outbreak Showed How Vulnerable Workers Can Fall Through the Cracks
Since mid-March, Asadul Alam Asif has watched nervously as Singapore reported more and more COVID-19 cases in migrant workers’ dormitories like the one where he lives. The 28-year-old Bangladeshi technician counted himself lucky each day that nobody was infected in his housing block, where around 1,900 workers reside in cramped conditions that make social distancing impossible. To relieve congestion, Asif’s company rehoused some people, which left half of the 16 bunk-beds in his small room empty. But then, one day last week, seven people in Asif’s dorm tested positive. He received a text message instru...
Source: TIME: Health - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature News Desk overnight Source Type: news

Containment for the First 100 COVID-19 Patients in Singapore Containment for the First 100 COVID-19 Patients in Singapore
Singapore ' s multipronged surveillance and containment strategy was highly effective in managing their initial COVID-19 outbreak. What might other nations learn from their strategy?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Singapore emerges as Asia's new coronavirus hotspot - caseloads surge past 14,000
(Natural News) Singapore has recorded 799 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths on April 27, bringing the country’s total caseload to 14,423 and 14 deaths. According to the Ministry of Health, the two patients were both men over the age of 80 at the time of death. The majority of the new coronavirus cases were from foreign...
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Singapore confirms 799 new coronavirus cases
Singapore has confirmed 799 more coronavirus infections, its health ministry said on Monday, taking the city-state's tally of cases to 14,423.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore reports 931 new coronavirus cases, taking total to 13,624
Singapore registered 931 new coronavirus infections, its health ministry said on Sunday, taking the city-state's total number of COVID-19 cases to 13,624.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore races to build beds for COVID-19 patients as cases surge
Singapore is rapidly building bed space for coronavirus patients in cavernous exhibition halls and other temporary facilities as it faces a surge in cases, mainly among its large community of low-paid migrant workers.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore reports 618 new coronavirus cases, taking total to 12,693
Singapore has registered 618 new coronavirus infections, its health ministry said on Saturday, taking the city-state's total number of COVID-19 cases to 12,693.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Asia Today: Singapore extends lockdown amid surge in cases
Singapore will extend its partial lockdown by four more weeks after reporting thousands of new coronavirus cases in recent days
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Singapore prolongs virus lockdown until at least June 1
Singapore is extending its partial lockdown by another four weeks after reporting thousands of new infections in recent days
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Asia Today: India, Singapore see record numbers of new cases
Singapore and India announced their biggest single-day spikes in new coronavirus cases as the crisis intensifies in parts of Asia
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Singapore reports a record 1,426 new cases, total near 8,000
Singapore is reporting a record 1,426 new coronavirus cases, mostly among foreign workers, pushing its total number of confirmed infections to nearly 8,000
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Singapore confirms record jump of 1,426 COVID-19 cases
Singapore's health ministry confirmed on Monday an additional 1,426 cases of the COVID-19 infection, a record daily jump, mainly among foreign workers living in dormitories.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Asia Today: Singapore sees huge surge in new virus cases
Singapore has reported 942 new coronavirus infections, a single-day high for the tiny city-state that pushed its total number of cases to 5,992
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Singapore reports 623 new COVID-19 cases taking total infections to 5050
Singapore reported 623 new coronavirus cases on Friday taking the city-state's total infections to 5050.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore reports 728 new virus cases in biggest daily jump, total 4,427
Singapore's health ministry confirmed 728 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, a new daily record, taking the total in the city-state to 4,427.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Guide for COVID-19 remote consultation by primary carers designed by NTU Singapore scientist & peers
(Nanyang Technological University) Primary care health workers now have a guide for conducting remote consultation of suspected COVID-19 patients, developed by a team of researchers from Singapore and the UK.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Singapore reports 447 new cases in biggest daily jump, total 3,699
Singapore's health ministry on Wednesday confirmed 447 new coronavirus cases in the biggest daily jump, to bring the total number of cases in the city-state to 3,699.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore about-turns on masks, making them compulsory in virus fight
Singapore made it mandatory to wear masks in public from Tuesday to prevent the further spread of the new coronavirus, a turnaround from authorities' initial advice as evidence grows that undetected cases may be more prevalent than thought.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

From 'gold standard' to a coronavirus 'explosion': Singapore battles new outbreak
New infections among Singapore's migrant workers offer a stark illustration of the risks to marginalized groups in densely inhabited parts of Asia.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shashank Bengali Source Type: news

Lesson From Singapore: Why We May Need to Think Bigger
A well-run system still led to a lockdown. Maybe the answer to the pandemic is a plan “on a scale that would previously be considered unimaginable.”
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aaron E. Carroll Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Singapore Quarantines Romer, Paul M Emanuel, Ezekiel J Surveillance of Citizens by Government Source Type: news

Antibody Test For COVID-19 Could Help To Control Virus Spread, Says Singapore Medtech Firm
Singapore ’s Biolidics Limited is betting big on its COVID-19 rapid test kits after clearing regulatory hurdles from the health authorities in Singapore, the Philippines and the European Union.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Pamela Ambler, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Singapore confirms 142 new coronavirus infections in biggest daily jump
Singapore's Health Ministry confirmed 142 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday for a total of 1,623, the biggest daily increase yet, and said a seventh person had died after testing positive for the disease.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lessons from SARS: Singapore rads offer COVID-19 tips
Radiologists from Singapore are offering their peers strategies learned from...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology has key role to play in the midst of COVID-19 SBI releases coronavirus social distancing tips ACR posts list of resources for coronavirus outbreak Radiology experts list COVID-19 best practices SDMS proposes anti-infection guidelines
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Geospatial analysis of severe road traffic accidents in Singapore in 2013-2014 - Wee CPJ, He DX, Win W, Ong MEH.
INTRODUCTION: Injury is a significant cause of mortality and morbidity. We aimed to investigate which areas in Singapore have a significantly higher incidence of road traffic accidents (RTA) resulting in severe injuries (Tier 1), which is defined as an Inj...
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Singapore reports 70 new coronavirus cases, taking tally to 802
Singapore reported 70 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the health ministry said, taking the city-state's total infections to 802.
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Singapore reports 49 new coronavirus cases, taking tally to 732
Singapore reported 49 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the city-state's health ministry said, taking total infections to 732.
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

In Singapore, Standing Too Close Can Now Get You 6 Months in Jail
In Singapore, one of the most densely populated places in with world, sitting or standing too close to another person is now a crime, punishable by up to six months in jail or a $7,000 fine. The new laws came into effect on Friday as the city-state takes drastic measures to try to curb the spread of COVID-19 amid a surge in new cases linked to travelers who have come from other parts of the world. Anyone who intentionally sits less than one meter (a little more than three feet) away from another person in a public place or who stands less than a meter away from another person in a line will be guilty of an offense, accordi...
Source: TIME: Health - March 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk overnight Source Type: news

The Latest: Singapore penalizing social distancing violators
Singapore has begun penalizing people who refuse to adhere to social distancing in the latest bid to curb the virus
Source: ABC News: Health - March 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Singapore modelling study estimates impact of physical distancing on reducing spread of COVID-19
A new modelling study conducted in a simulated Singapore setting has estimated that a combined approach of physical distancing [2] interventions, comprising quarantine (for infected individuals and their families), school closure, and workplace distancing, is most effective at reducing the number of SARS-CoV-2 cases compared with other intervention scenarios included in the study.
Source: World Pharma News - March 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Singapore scientists study genes to fast-track coronavirus vaccine
Scientists in Singapore say they have developed a way to track genetic changes that speeds testing of vaccines against a coronavirus that has killed more than 16,000 people worldwide.
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Singapore modelling study estimates impact of physical distancing on reducing spread of COVID-19
(The Lancet) A new modelling study conducted in a simulated Singapore setting has estimated that a combined approach of physical distancing [2] interventions, comprising quarantine (for infected individuals and their families), school closure, and workplace distancing, is most effective at reducing the number of SARS-CoV-2 cases compared with other intervention scenarios included in the study.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Underweight diabetic patients in Singapore have increased risk of tuberculosis
(Duke-NUS Medical School) Nested in the long-running Singapore Chinese Health Study, a new study by researchers in Singapore, based on data from over 60,000 middle-aged to older adults, has found that people who suffer from diabetes and who are also underweight have a much higher risk of active tuberculosis (TB) than their heavier counterparts, supporting calls for TB screening among these patients.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Singapore reports two deaths from coronavirus, first fatalities in country
Singapore reported two coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday , marking the city-state's first fatalities from the infection.
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lessons from Singapore about COVID-19 and Radiology
One hospital ’s experience in Singapore with SARS could help guide U.S. hospitals through COVID-19
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Jared Kaltwasser Tags: Coronavirus Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

Researchers in Singapore find common therapeutic vulnerability for a genetically diverse and deadly
(Duke-NUS Medical School) Scientists and clinicians from Duke-NUS Medical School, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's (A*STAR's) Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), and the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), have devised a novel drug combination that could treat a particularly deadly form of leukaemia, known as blast crisis (BC) chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML). The team has also developed strategies that may identify patients with early stage or chronic phase (CP) CML who are at increased risk of developing BC, and potentially preventing disease progression.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Tracking the Coronavirus: How Crowded Asian Cities Tackled an Epidemic
Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong offer successful strategies, at least so far, in battling a pandemic. But they use tactics that the U.S. and Europe may not be able to replicate.
Source: NYT Health - March 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Beech Tags: Politics and Government Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Tests (Medical) SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Epidemics Singapore Taiwan Hong Kong Source Type: news

AIA Singapore to provide 50,000 video medical consultations for its HealthShield Gold Max policyholders
AIA Singapore, which is part of the largest public listed pan-Asian life insurance group, announced that will cover the costs of 50,000 video medical consultations provided by WhiteCoat, a Singapore-based tele-medicine provider for all its HealthShield Gold Max policyholders.  
Source: mobihealthnews - March 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

' Drop Everything, Scramble ' : Singapore ' s Contact Trackers Fight Coronavirus ' Drop Everything, Scramble ' : Singapore ' s Contact Trackers Fight Coronavirus
After a coronavirus outbreak began to disrupt lives and activity in Singapore late in January, Conceicao Edwin Philip keeps himself ready to rush to hospital at a moment ' s notice, if summoned.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 17, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Singapore to bar recent visitors to Italy, Spain, Germany, France
Singapore will deny from Monday entry or transit to visitors who have been in Italy, France, Spain or Germany in the last 14 days, as part of measures to control the fast-spreading coronavirus, the health ministry said on Friday.
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How Singapore has kept the coronavirus under control
To battle the COVID-19 coronavirus, Singapore mobilized a system of state control that is one of the most efficient in the world.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shashank Bengali, David Pierson Source Type: news

Singapore employs heavy-handed approach to contain coronavirus spread... and it's working
(Natural News) In Singapore, if you have the coronavirus and you lie about it, you can be slapped with a six-month jail sentence, or a fine of nearly $10,000. This is the result of the city-state’s very heavy-handed — but also very effective — response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has infected 117 people in the...
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines and Singapore look into COCONUT OIL molecules as potential cures for the coronavirus
(Natural News) Coconut oil has been widely marketed as a superfood that provides a range of health benefits – from improving heart health to boosting brain function. Now, researchers from Singapore and the Philippines are exploring its potential use as a treatment for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a...
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news