Covid-19: Seniors tell of how they stay occupied while isolated at home; NGOs step up outreach efforts

SINGAPORE — Over the course of the pandemic, Mdm Chua Sick Hoo has become something of a tech whiz.

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Covid-19: Seniors tell of how they stay occupied while isolated at home; NGOs step up outreach efforts

SINGAPORE — Over the course of the pandemic, Mdm Chua Sick Hoo has become something of a tech whiz.

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Forget the 5Cs, young S’poreans want to make a difference, create impact with their work: TODAY webinar panellists

SINGAPORE — Young Singaporeans are no longer aspiring for the “5C’s” of cash, car, credit card, condominium and country club membership that have come to define material success in Singapore. Instead, they are opting for experiences and growth opportunities in their jobs instead, panellists said during a TODAY

UK lab suspended after false negative COVID-19 testsLONDON: A COVID-19 testing laboratory in central England has been suspended over concern that it has been incorrectly giving negative PCR test results to people who are infected, the UK Health Security Agency (UKSHA) said on Friday (Oct 15). NHS Test and Trace launched an investigation into a lab in Wolver 英國核酸檢測實驗室也是不靠譜!

Covid-19: Yishun tuition centre director fined S$2,700 for repeatedly failing to wear maskSINGAPORE — A 56-year-old director of an education and tuition centre was fined S$2,700 on Friday (Oct 15) after pleading guilty to not wearing a face mask over his nose and mouth at the centre on multiple occasions. $2700 for at least 10 occasion. Thats less than the normal $300. This is a good bundle deal...

U.S. FDA advisers back Moderna COVID-19 booster shots for older and high-risk people(Reuters) -A panel of expert advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unanimously voted on Thursday to recommend booster shots of Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and those at high risk of severe illness or occupational exposure to the virus. If the FDA signs off on Moderna's booster, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will make specific recommendations on who should get the shots. The FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee met on Thursday to consider the additional dose of the Moderna vaccine and will weigh whether to make a similar recommendation for Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on Friday.

3 suspected ‘adverse events’ reported out of 17,630 Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine doses: HSASINGAPORE — As of Sept 30, there were a total of three reports of suspected “adverse events” experienced by people who received the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, said the Health Sciences Authority (HSA). After my second dose of Sinopharm

Science turns nasty in Covid-19 origins argument on TwitterStuart Neil’s day job keeps him pretty occupied. He’s a virologist at King’s College London, investigating how the coronavirus causing Covid-19 attacks the human immune system. Then, in his own words, he found himself “falling down the rabbit hole” otherwise known as Twitter. Or more specifically, the Twitter debate over how the Covid-19 virus originated, though “debate” could be a kind description for the arguments and accusations that fly over whether the virus jumped naturally from animals to

US will accept mixed doses of COVID-19 vaccines from international travelersWASHINGTON: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said late on Friday (Oct 15) that it will accept mixed-dose coronavirus vaccines from international travelers, a boost to travelers from Canada and other places. The CDC said last week that it would accept any vaccine authorised for u