Tag: Wuhan virus

Woman spotted wearing plastic water bottle as mask in Vancouver International Airport

In the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak making its way out of Wuhan and Asia and into countries as far as Canada, people...

Another 3 confirmed Wuhan virus cases bring total to 10 in Singapore

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed on Wednesday (Jan 29) three new cases in Singapore of the Wuhan virus, bringing the total...

PM Lee says Singapore is well prepared to deal with the Wuhan virus

Singapore—In the wake of three new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Singapore in a twenty-four-hour span, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong posted...

Man arrested in Malaysia for spreading fake news about Wuhan virus

Petaling Jaya—A man was arrested in Bangi on Tuesday (Jan 28) for spreading false information about the novel coronavirus, also commonly known as the...

Lawrence Wong tells Singaporeans to be “psychologically prepared” for Wuhan outbreak

SINGAPORE — On Monday (Jan 27), National Development Minister Lawrence Wong likened the current Wuhan virus spread to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak...

Wuhan virus: WP urges public to “not give in to fear-mongering by speculating, spreading...

Singapore — The Workers’ Party (WP), referring to the Wuhan virus outbreak, has urged the public to "not give in to fear-mongering by speculating and spreading...

Travel restrictions for those travelling from Hubei effective 12pm, Jan 29

Effective 12pm Wednesday (Jan 29), tightened travel restrictions will be imposed in wake of two new confirmed cases of the Wuhan virus in Singapore,...

POFMA to quash Wuhan virus falsehoods which can cause public panic

SINGAPORE — On Monday (Jan 27), Minister for Communications and Information S. Iswaran emphasised that in line with the new Protection from Online Falsehoods...

Stores run out of masks, prices online reach S$288

Amid the panic and tension brought about by the Wuhan outbreak, Singapore retail outlets recently found themselves unable to restock on a product for...

HK protesters set fire to lobby of new coronavirus quarantine centre

Hong Kong — Protesters set fire to the lobby of a residential building intended for use as a coronavirus quarantine centre on Sunday (Jan...
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