Health

17 in Singapore infected with measles in recent weeks as number of cases rises

17 in Singapore infected with measles in recent weeks as number of cases rises

A measles outbreak at a home for the intellectually disabled has helped push Singapore’s number of known cases for the year to 116, the Health Ministry said yesterday....

Miracle makers: Singaporean brothers lauded for donating organs to strangers in need

Miracle makers: Singaporean brothers lauded for donating organs to strangers in need

The first of its kind in Singapore.

This sucks: Singapore sees highest number of dengue fever cases since March 2016

This sucks: Singapore sees highest number of dengue fever cases since March 2016

The number of weekly reported dengue cases have more than quadrupled in the past three months.

New discovery by scientists in Singapore could help with early detection of ‘Cantonese cancer’

New discovery by scientists in Singapore could help with early detection of ‘Cantonese cancer’

The cancer is 20 to 30 times more common in individuals of Cantonese descent.

Starfresh bottled water from Malaysia recalled after bacteria detected by Singapore authorities

Starfresh bottled water from Malaysia recalled after bacteria detected by Singapore authorities

Yikes.

Debunked: Dragon King pineapples not imported here, says Singapore Food Agency

Debunked: Dragon King pineapples not imported here, says Singapore Food Agency

A recent Facebook post regarding the safety of a brand of frozen peeled pineapples originating from Thailand has been spreading like wildfire. According to the post, these small...

Singapore launches first smoking cabin that filters cigarette smoke into clean air

Singapore launches first smoking cabin that filters cigarette smoke into clean air

First, smoking boxes. Now, smoking cabins. What's next?

Red Cross website hacked in latest Singapore cyber attack

Red Cross website hacked in latest Singapore cyber attack

Personal details of over 4,000 potential blood donors were compromised.

Singaporean Embassy asks Indonesian news outlets to correct monkeypox coverage

Singaporean Embassy asks Indonesian news outlets to correct monkeypox coverage

The embassy took issue with media outlets that said monkeypox was "widespread" and "rife" in Singapore when there has only been a single confirmed case.


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