Exempting WEF delegates from SHN is a slap in the face for the sacrifices that Singaporeans have made

Senior Minister of State for Health, Janil Puthucheary (Puthucheary), has revealed in Parliament on Tuesday (16 Feb), that Singapore will not require those attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) special annual meeting in August 2021 which will be held in Singapore (as opposed to Davos where it is normally held amid Coronovirus fears) to serve … Read more

S’porean study shows local bats posses coronavirus, while Josephine Teo claims bats at Upper Boon Keng Road don’t

Earlier on 10 September, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Jalan Besar GRC Josephine Teo posted on Facebook revealing that the residents from Blk 14 Upper Boon Keng Road had bats flying into their homes. She announced that the bats “do not possess any virulent strains of coronavirus”, hoping to reassure the residents that the … Read more

COVID-19 vaccine to begin human clinical trials, monitored by Duke-NUS

Duke-NUS Medical School and a San Diego-based biotech company have been given the go-ahead to conduct human clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine at the earliest date possible.  A joint statement released by the partners on Tuesday (21 Jul) wrote that the Singapore Health Sciences Authority has approved a Clinical Trial Application for a COVID-19 … Read more