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Daily Archives: 2015-10-07

Why MOH, and not just SGH, is responsible for the HCV saga

So by now, everyone in Singapore should be aware of the cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). A cluster of 22 cases of acute HCV amongst patients with kidney disease who had been admitted to Ward 64A and Ward 67 at SGH during the period from April to June 2015 has been confirmed. …

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New dengue cluster develops in Tampines

A new dengue cluster has developed near Tampines Mall with a total 27 cases, of which 17 were reported in the last 2 weeks. The highest number of cases in this cluster were reported at Tampines Street 12 Block 165. Although Block 165 had only one reported case on 25 September, the number has now ballooned to 13 cases. Incidences of dengue …

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Migrant Worker Poetry Competition returns with more languages

Aimed at celebrating the literary talent of Singapore’s migrant workers, the Migrant Worker Poetry Competition has returned for a second edition. The competition was first held in 2014 at the National Library to provide a platform for the poets among Singapore’s migrant worker population to perform to a wider audience. The first edition featured participants who recited their poems in …

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