Corona Virus/Covid-19

WHO’s special Christmas message for kids: Santa is immune to coronavirus!

WHO Technical Head Dr Maria Van Kerkhove addressed children’s concerns regarding the novel coronavirus impacting Santa Clause’s health.

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Singapore and Vietnam working to finalise green lane travel arrangement by early 2021

The two countries are also looking to reinstate regular commercial return flights.

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COVID-19 vaccine free for all Singaporeans and long-term residents: PM Lee

Singapore is making COVID-19 vaccinations free for all citizens and long-term residents currently residing in the country.

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Google extends work from home arrangement for employees till September 2021

Google employees were initially slated to return to offices by July next year.

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NUS researchers derive optimal drug combination against COVID-19 using AI

NUS researchers found that the optimal drug therapy was a combination of the drugs remdesivir, ritonavir, and lopinavir at specific doses.

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Indian-origin man in UK to get first COVID vaccine

An 87-year-old Indian-origin man from north-east England is set to become one of the first people in the world to get a COVID-19 vaccine...

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Travel agents say Indians keen on travelling to UK for COVID-19 vaccine

Travel agents stated they have started receiving inquiries from Indians who want to travel to the UK as soon as possible to get the Covid-19...

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India restricts international flights till 31 December 31: DGCA

Following the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the world, a new order passed by the Government of India has banned scheduled...

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Indian-American scientists develop potential strategy to deal with COVID-19 symptoms

A team of Indian-origin immunologists in the United States announced the discovery of a potential strategy to prevent life-threatening...

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Inbound foreign visitors to Singapore can now buy travel insurance coverage for COVID-19 related costs

Premiums for these insurance plans start from SGD5.35 and can be purchased directly from the insurers through their respective websites.

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“Vaccine on its own will not end pandemic”, says WHO chief

Coronavirus infections have gone past 54 million globally and claimed more than 1.3 million lives.

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Rise in rehospitalisation, deaths among COVID-19 patients, US study shows

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that they have seen a rise in death, rehospitalisation, and problems with basic...

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Singapore appoints Expert Committee to make recommendations on COVID-19 vaccination strategy

The Expert Committee will leverage scientific and clinical expertise to assess vaccine candidates, and recommend the appropriate vaccines...

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11 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on November 12, all imported

There are no new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection.

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MAS calls on financial institutions to review security controls amid COVID-19

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)’s Cyber Security Advisory Panel (CSAP) has stressed the need for financial institutions to...

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9 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on November 10, including 2 locally transmitted infections

There are also 7 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.

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7 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on November 5, including one infection in the community

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

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7 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on November 4, including 5 imported infections

There are 2 new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection, both of whom reside in dormitories.

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9 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on November 3, including 2 locally transmitted infections

There are also 7 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

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9 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on October 30, including one in the community

There are also 7 imported cases, who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.

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7 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on October 29, all imported

There are no new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection.

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Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine trial gets nod from Indian authorities

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has approved human trials of a Covid-19 vaccine candidate by Hyderabad-based...

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Vande Bharat Mission Phase 7 to operate 260 flights to 12 countries, including Singapore

The Air India Group (Air India and Air India Express) has reportedly so far operated 7,600 Vande Bharat flights and ferried 9,80,000...

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India extends suspension of international passenger flights till November 30

India suspended international passenger flights starting March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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7 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on October 28, all imported

There are no new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection among the new cases.

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