COVID-19 pandemic shows how all humanity is in the same boat

In an op-ed on The Scotsman, Professor Chong Yap Seng, Dean of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and Associate Professor Swaine Chen from the Department of Medicine stress that the world can no longer forget about its past threats for it to learn to be pandemic-ready and pandemic-resistant.

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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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Around the world in 80 days: What has the world learned since the WHO Technical Mission to Wuhan, China?

In this session of the weekly webinar series, "COVID-19: Updates from Singapore", Dr Bruce Aylward from the World Health Organisation provided a detailed account on what the world can learn from China’s example in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak.

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SGUnited Buka Puasa: Delivering meals to residents breaking fast

Kudos to Dr Judy Sng from the Department of Pharmacology for supporting our Muslim friends and keeping the spirits up this Ramadan! Dr Sng has been distributing Buka Puasa meals to healthcare workers and seniors in her local community as part of the SGUnited Buka Puasa initiative.

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Antibiotic exposure in infants associated with higher risks of childhood obesity

In a sub-study of the GUSTO programme led by Professor Lee Yung Seng, Head of Paediatrics, and Dr Neerja Karnani from the Department of Biochemistry, researchers found that the use of antibiotics in infancy can raise the risk of obesity in early childhood.

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SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 – Unique Transmission Patterns, Diagnostic Hurdles and Clinical Management Challenges

In the sixth session of "COVID-19: Updates from Singapore", Professor Leo Yee Sin from the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) gave an overview of the current COVID-19 situation in Singapore, the triage and clinical management measures NCID has put in place and the public health intervention and preventive measures to be taken moving forward.

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Get ready for the next pandemic

Professor Chong Yap Seng, Dean of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and Associate Professor Swaine Chen from the Department of Medicine take a step back to look at the lessons we can take from the current COVID-19 outbreak and how we need to learn from both the past and the present to ensure our collective future.

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