Can you still get COVID-19 after you’re vaccinated?

Vaccination Singapore

Does vaccination completely prevent infection? According to answers given by Deborah Fuller, a microbiologist at the University of Washington School of Medicine working on coronavirus vaccines, you can still get infected after you’ve been vaccinated. So what’s the good news? The good news is that your chances of getting seriously ill are almost zero. In […]

Singapore confirms one case of COVID-19 with the contagious UK strain

Contagious UK strain of covid virus

The MOH on Wednesday (23 Dec) confirmed that Singapore saw one imported case of the potentially more contagious strain of the COVID-19 virus. The confirmed case is a 17-year-old female Singaporean who had been studying in the UK since August 2020. She returned to Singapore on 6 December and served SHN at a dedicated SHN […]

Wuhan not the origin of COVID-19 virus, says Professor Wang

Prof Wang Linfa on origin of COVID-19 virus

A leading expert in the field of zoonotic diseases, bat immunology and pathogen discovery said the COVID-19 virus may not have come from Wuhan. It could have emerged from South East Asia or Southern China. Professor Wang Linfa who helped discover the origin of SARS 17 years ago said, “It’s almost impossible to imagine this […]