Asst Prof Soh Jianyi shares his two-cents on the numbers being tossed around about the COVID19 coronavirus. He highlights the exacerbation of misconceptions about the virus through misinformation and the role of the individual's immune system in combating the virus.
In this episode of the Channel NewsAsia's "The Big Questions", we explore if there is enough care in our healthcare system. Find out how NUS Medicine's programmes – such as the emphasis on interprofessional education; community-centric initiatives like the Neighbourhood Health Service; and the use of cutting-edge technology (e.g. VR training systems) – help nurture and train competent and compassionate healthcare professionals of tomorrow.
MOH Advisory on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)
In view of the developing COVID-19 situation, the Ministry of Health, Singapore (MOH) has put in place precautionary measures and updated its public health travel advisory. Professor Paul Tambyah from the Department of Medicine also advised on the protective steps one can take against the virus.