Tan Tock Seng Hospital resumes admissions from 18 May

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Tan Tock Seng Hospital said in a press release that it will resume admissions from 18 May. The hospital cluster emerged after the detection of the first case on April 27 when a nurse who works in Ward 9D was diagnosed with COVID-19. Since then, the hospital has taken tough, but necessary measures to contain […]

BioNTech to establish Regional HQ and first mRNA facility in Singapore

BioNTech Regional HQ Singapore

BioNTech SE announced on 10 May its plans to establish its Regional Headquarters for Southeast Asia in Singapore. This is a key milestone in the Company’s international expansion. It follows the establishment of of its U.S. Headquarters in Cambridge, MA in 2020. In addition to selecting Singapore as its future regional headquarters, BioNTEch also plans […]

Your health is only as good as your arteries. Start exercising.

Your health is only as good as your arteries. Start exercising.

The great English physician Thomas Sydenham who lived more than 300 years ago observed that ‘a man is as old as his arteries.’ In fact, one might say that your health is only as good as your arteries, since these blood vessels carry vital oxygen-rich blood to all your body’s tissues. With the pandemic and […]

Stricter measures from 8 May through 30 May brings us back to Phase 2

Stricter measures to deal with evolving community clusters

To manage the evolving community situation, stricter measures will be introduced to keep the community safe and break the chains of transmission by reducing interactions amongst social circles and at the workplace, MOH said. Co-chair of the MTF Lawrence Wong said that these measures would effectively take us back to Phase 2. The following additional […]

Singaporean patient, 88, at TTSH dies; 4 unlinked community cases

unlinked community cases include 3 in the TTSH cluster

An 88 year-old female Singaporean has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 1 May 2021. She was warded in TTSH Ward 9D from 14 April, and was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 28 April. She had a history of cancer, hypertension, congestive cardiac failure, stroke and hyperlipidaemia. This brings the number […]

Stricter measures in light of community clusters: 2 social interaction limit

Stricter measures in response to community clusters

In light of the recent increase in the number of community cases, some of which are unlinked, resulting in the formation of community clusters, stricter measures will be introduced, MOH said in a statement. Social interactions: no more than 2 All individuals should limit their overall number of social interactions, to not more than two […]

Not out of the woods yet; 16 community cases and what we know of them

Community cases at TTSH

We’re not out of the woods yet. No one is safe until the world is safe. 29 April 2021 saw 16 cases of COVID-19 infections in the community. One unlinked case Of these 16, 1 is currently unlinked. She is a 39 year-old female Vietnam national who works as a cleaner employed by Octo Jet […]

Sole case in dormitory is reminder that vaccinated individuals can get infected

Sole case in dormitory Singapore is reminder that vaccinated individuals can get infected

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified 1 new case of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection on 11 April 2021. The case resides in a dormitory located at Brani Terminal Avenue. The 23 year-old male Indian national (case 61822) is a Work Permit holder employed by Seafront Support Company Pte Ltd as a lashing […]

The Tragic Story of Dr. Ann Tan – What’s Real and What’s Fake

Debunking the lies of Goh Meng Seng

Our response to any tragic news must surely be to give the person concerned the private space to overcome the tragic event, and render support if you are in a position to do so, and certainly not to exploit the tragedy for other agenda. But this was precisely what a Bun Nyok Fong did to […]