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Why Singapore's Coronavirus response has worked

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Singapore’s response to the coronavirus has been held up by many around the world as a model. As of this week, the country has had 266 total cases (with zero deaths), and its infection rate is much slower than the rest of the world. 

The first thing that helped with its response was it was ready before the outbreak even occurred because of the SARS outbreak of 2002-03. 

In the years since, isolation hospitals were built, more negative pressure rooms were created and legislation was put in place.

http://theconversation.com/why-singapores-coronavirus-response-worked-and-what-we-can-all-learn-134024


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By Lynn Wood

20 March 2020



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