Thoroughly Infectious: The COVID-19 Chronicles

With a deluge of information (and misinformation) about COVID-19, public health education about the virus is crucial. This prompted NUS Medicine to team up with WHO's Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network to help sort out fact from fiction. The treatment plan? A strong, sustained dose of comic strip humour.

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COVID-19 Updates from Singapore with Prof Paul Tambyah

The first of our 12-part weekly webinar series, "COVID-19: Updates from Singapore" kicked off on 9 April with more than 1,300 tuning in worldwide. The session featured the series' first guest speaker, Professor Paul Tambyah who shared details of the first case of COVID-19 in Singapore and more.

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British boy fighting rare cancer is discharged after experimental treatment

Thanks to Professor Dario Campana, Assoc Professor Allen Yeoh and their teams' work in CAR-T cell immunotherapy, Oscar Saxelby-Lee has finally been discharged from hospital after staying cancer-free for nearly three months.

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Dr Cornelia Chee appointed Head of Department, Psychological Medicine

We welcome Dr Cornelia Chee who takes on the post of Head, Department of Psychological Medicine at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine with effect from 1 April 2020.

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Beating a tough past to be a doctor

After a tragic loss at the age of 12, NUS Medicine alumna Dr Felicia Tan knew that she wanted to be in the profession of saving lives. Her journey to becoming a doctor was not easy but Dr Tan persevered against all odds. Now, she goes on medical missions and conducts cancer checks for monks.

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Positive signs amidst the COVID-19 outbreak

When will we see the light at the end of the tunnel with the current COVID-19 situation? Professor Paul Tambyah shares some positive signs amidst the outbreak, highlighting that researchers have found a mutation in the coronavirus which suggests that it is becoming less virulent.

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COVID-19 Factsheet: What we know so far

Here is what we know and what you need to know about the COVID-19 virus if you are in the healthcare industry — what it is, how we test for it, and what you can do to slow down the spread of the disease.

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