COVID-19: Just how dangerous is it?

The Department of Medicine's Prof Paul Tambyah and Dr Jyoti Somani share that it is too early to conclude on the death rate and infectivity of this virus, but transmission in Singapore appears to be relatively low.

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COVID-19: Information and misinformation

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.

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The COVID-19 Chronicles

An NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine publication, “The COVID-19 Chronicles” is a series of educational illustrations about the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) outbreak.

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How does the COVID-19 virus work?

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted some experts to call this a much-needed wake-up call for how we manage global health. Professor Paul Tambyah from the Department of Medicine sheds light on how the virus works and explains why this particular strain of the coronavirus poses a threat to humans.

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Hot and humid weather may end COVID-19

COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) cases may fall sharply by May when temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere - particularly China - warm up, say Dr Jyoti Somani and Professor Paul Tambyah.

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Key United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foundation supports NUS with US$3M medical professorship

The gift from Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable & Humanitarian Foundation will enable the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine to drive research, education and innovation in the field of endocrinology, particularly in the area of translational research in diabetes.

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Having a go at directing plays centred around healthcare themes

Year 2 NUS Medicine student, Yap Shi Jed recently had the chance to direct two plays – ‘Don’t Know, Don’t Care’ and ‘Don’t Forget to Remember Me’ – which centred around healthcare themes as part of his hall production. He shares more about the plays and his experience of directing such plays as a medical student.

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