It’s been almost two years since the world encountered Covid-19, and we have come a long way. In Singapore, we are now one of the most vaccinated population in the world as we attempt to find our way out of this Covid-19 nightmare and reclaim some of the normalcy that we left behind. But for now, in our many conversations with friends and family, we are still confronted with diverse contradictions and opinions. Here are some of them …Continue reading “The Many Contradictions of Covid-19”
SINGAPORE – March 6, 2020
We are several months into the epidemic and are now able to get fairly reliable data on COVID-19 based on China’s reporting. A team of international experts from WHO were dispatched to study the disease and what they learnt is bad news for seniors. COVID-19 seems to be much worse for the elderly and their risks increases significantly above 60 years old. See the WHO “Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission
on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), 16-24 February 2020″.
Feb 25, 2020: OPINION
Just slightly more than a week ago, Singapore was in the unenviable position of having reported the largest number of COVID-19 cases outside of China. Just yesterday, we had our first day with zero reported case. While it is not a ranking contest, Singapore’s total infection has stabilized and our country in no longer at the top of the list. Maybe it is too premature to claim any sort of victory, but with almost a month into this nightmare, I feel it is a good time to recognise and thank our government for their decisive action to stem the spread of this virus in our community.Continue reading “COVID-19 Virus: Decisive Government Actions Made the Difference in Singapore”