covid-19

Fighting Covid-19 with local innovations

AS the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage around the globe, local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are meeting demand for diagnosis, treatment and protection solutions with homegrown...

NCID studying to see if virus naturally airborne

The National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) is carrying out a study to determine if the coronavirus is naturally airborne, and infectious in such a form.

Another coronavirus will hit humans within a decade, warns expert

Covid-19 is the third coronavirus to jump from animals to humans, but it will not be the last, warns Professor Wang Linfa, director of the Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases at Duke-NUS...

Coronavirus: 10,000 seniors get first batch of TraceTogether tokens

A face mask is not the only item that Mr Ng Cheong Hwee has to remember to take with him whenever he leaves his home - he now carries the TraceTogether token as well.

Coronavirus: Contact tracing app update fixes battery drain in iPhones

An app update rolled out at the weekend allows TraceTogether to run in the background on iPhones to exchange Bluetooth "handshakes" with nearby devices for contact tracing.

Q&M buys Covid-19 test kits, related business

A WHOLLY-OWNED subsidiary of Q&M Dental Group on Friday completed its acquisition of Covid-19 test kits and related business from biotech company Acumen Research Laboratories (ARL), Q&M...

Food delivery players deny loss of appetite in Phase 2

MARKET watchers remain bullish on the prospects of food delivery in Singapore, even as some players reported a fall in orders or stalled growth since Phase 2 of Singapore's reopening kicked in and...

Retail investors awakened by Covid-19 slump

THEIR absence is lamented. Yet, their presence elicits bewilderment, worry and even ridicule from market commentators.

Corporate debt defaults spike in Jan-May this year, exceeding 2019 total: Fitch Ratings

GLOBAL corporate defaults have seen a "dramatic increase" as the economic crisis from the coronavirus pandemic dealt a body blow to companies around the world, Fitch Ratings said.

Sustainable healthcare needs change in focus

COVID-19 is not the first pandemic the world has seen, and it certainly won't be the last. But it has thrown up many questions about our healthcare systems, chief among them: how do we create a...