Know your hand sanitisers

Dr Jyoti Somani from the Department of Medicine shares that hand sanitisers with an alcohol concentration of less than 60% will not be effective against the COVID-19 virus. She also suggested checking the National Environment Agency’s website for the list of approved cleaners.

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The current and future COVID-19 situation

Professor Dale Fisher from the Division of Infectious Disease and Chair of the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), WHO, gives his expert insights into the current situation of COVID-19 in Singapore and the outlook for the disease in the future.

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Prof Dale Fisher shares insights on COVID-19 reinfection and containment measures

In an interview with Mothership, Professor Dale Fisher from the Division of Infectious Disease and Chair of the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), WHO, shares more on COVID-19 reinfection and containment measures following the WHO-China Joint Mission.

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Strong response for first-ever NUS online Open House

More than 3 million people tuned in to the University’s first-ever online Open House, which took place from 26 February to 5 March. Online users visited the websites and took part in livestreams and social media sessions hosted by faculties, schools and programmes.

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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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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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