Tag: novel coronavirus

Chinese scientists: Two strains of Covid-19 — One less aggressive, the other more virulent

A study by Chinese scientists has shown that there is more than one type of the novel coronavirus that is sweeping across the globe,...

NParks: Coronavirus not found in bats and other animals in Singapore so far

Singapore — National Parks Board (NParks) has conducted biosurveillance programmes for the purpose of detecting animal diseases and say that so far, the coronavirus...

House of Seafood again stirs controversy with face mask marketing gimmick

Singapore -- A seafood restaurant's face mask marketing gimmick is making the rounds of social media. House of Seafood restaurant in Punggol Point Road had...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 11, 2020

As of 6am, Feb 11, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 42,760 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been...

Spotted in Jurong West: Man selling face masks from car boot at S$1 each

Singapore – There have been complaints about retailers, online shops and even individuals selling face masks at inflated prices. This has been happening despite warnings from...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 10, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 10, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 37,612 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been...

Yishun retailer selling 20 masks for S$138, MP visits shop after receiving complaints

Singapore – There have been more complaints about shops profiteering from the sale of surgical face masks amid the spread of the novel coronavirus...

Singaporeans throng supermarkets, some also turn to JB for supplies

Johor Baru – While there has been a shopping frenzy in Singapore since Friday (Feb 7), Singapore-registered cars have also been seen outside malls...

PM Lee: No need to panic and stock up on food, there are enough...

Singapore – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has urged Singaporeans to work together to see through the stressful novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation in the...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 9, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 9, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 34,974 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been...
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