Singapore was previously praised by the World Health Organization for its swift response to the coronavirus when it first arrived. Since then, the bustling city-state has seen a sharp increase of outbreaks in migrant workers across the island, as dire living conditions in their dorms are brought to light. What went wrong? We check in with Managing Editor Nurul Azliah in Singapore to find out.
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