Four big questions as Singapore prepares for the next pandemic: Ong Ye Kung

14/1/2022 6:28:00 PM
Four big questions as Singapore prepares for the next pandemic: Ong Ye Kung

Four big questions as Singapore prepares for the next pandemic: Ong Ye Kung

https://str.sg/wQwMSINGAPORE - As Singapore prepares for the next pandemic, it will have to keep four big questions in mind, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Friday (Jan 14).First, there is the speed at which a disease spreads.Next, there is the problem of how to keep people from falling ill, which is linked to vaccinations, he said.

There is also the question of how the healthcare system copes with those who are very sick.Lastly, countries have to consider the impact on their non-medical infrastructure."Can children go to school? Can people go to work? Can social amenities continue to open so that people have a sense of normalcy?" Mr Ong asked.

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Pandemic was created by the failure of control of spread by the west countries! The root cause for all problem. When people has no choice but to take public transport, this is a threat to public health! Solve this problem first before talk about tighten other control measures. what plague?🤔for 2years people party, celebrate,exercise, cramp in trains,buses,market,shopping malls,food outlets.... so tell me where can i find these 'plague'?

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I only got 2 questions for you, OYK. 1. When are you going to Resign because of all the poor management and poor planning? 2. Can we bring forward the next election so you can be VOTED OUT? Your KPI failed and you don't deserve your wages.

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Two-party system like those in UK, US unlikely in Singapore, says Ong Ye Kung

Two-party system like those in UK, US unlikely in Singapore, says Ong Ye KungThis dude is right: to have a two-(or more) party system, you need to be a democracy indeed. (PS: as for « it cannot work in a small country » bs,i ask him to check Norway, Danemark, Iceland etc.) Then why bother with elections? Mini ccp we're better off with syonan-to in charged

'Ownself check ownself' is a virtue: Ong Ye Kung on ensuring an effective stateSINGAPORE - A two-party political system, such as those in the United States and Britain, is not likely to develop in a small country like Singapore, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung at a forum on Thursday (Jan 13). But the existence of a non-politicised civil service and institutions such as the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau and Auditor-General's Office, as...

2 party system unlikely to happen in S'pore, but 'ownself check ownself' is a virtue: Ong Ye Kung

2 party system unlikely to happen in S'pore, but 'ownself check ownself' is a virtue: Ong Ye KungThe minister explained that Singapore was not a big polity like the UK or U.S. True: u need to a democracy to be a multi-party system. Finally someone who officially states Singapore isnt a democracy. I give that dude credit for that. Of course there'll won't be a two party political system if you continue to put up tyrannical and undemocratic barriers against the opposition. And so now you have progressed from ownself check ownself to ownself praise ownself. Your arrogance knows no bounds Good governance is more important than multiple party system. Multiple parties only incite social unrest and not good for economic development.

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sg/wQwM SINGAPORE - As Singapore prepares for the next pandemic, it will have to keep four big questions in mind, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Friday (Jan 14). First, there is the speed at which a disease spreads. Since taking office last January, Biden has presided over an economy that has expanded rapidly and seen millions of people who lost their jobs to the COVID-19 pandemic return to work. Next, there is the problem of how to keep people from falling ill, which is linked to vaccinations, he said. "I am delighted to join Team WRT," Rossi said in a statement. There is also the question of how the healthcare system copes with those who are very sick. The White House echoed the views of some economists in a tweet predicting"the rate of price increases will moderate in the months ahead as we make progress with the pandemic and other challenges". Lastly, countries have to consider the impact on their non-medical infrastructure. Cops co-lead Dr Sarah Stock, of the University of Edinburgh’s Usher Institute , who is also a consultant obstetrician, said: “Our data add to the evidence that vaccination in pregnancy does not increase the risk of complications in pregnancy, but Covid-19 does.

"Can children go to school? Can people go to work? Can social amenities continue to open so that people have a sense of normalcy?" Mr Ong asked. "The peak is close, but the speed of the coming downshift is uncertain," said Ian Shepherdson of Pantheon Macroeconomics. "Team WRT is the perfect fit I was looking for and I am anxious to start this new adventure in the GTWCE with them. "Does the psychology of the society remain strong, resilient and intact?" All these are aspects of urban preparedness, he said. The minister was speaking at an information session on strengthening health emergency preparedness in urban settings, jointly organised by Singapore and the World Health Organisation (WHO). "This trend isn't 'transitory,' and it's all happening under Democrats' one-party control," tweeted Kevin McCarthy, the top Republican in the House of Representatives. Singapore is represented on the WHO's executive board, an international group of 34 health experts who meet regularly to discuss the agenda for the World Health Assembly - the WHO's decision-making body - and help implement its decisions. While the work on preparedness started before Covid-19, the pandemic has magnified the role that urban settings play in health emergencies, Mr Ong said. The White House has attempted to sort out supply chains to relieve shortages and address alleged price fixing in industries like meatpacking to lower prices, but the most potent actor against inflation is the independent Federal Reserve.

"We must build on the political momentum to strengthen global, regional, national and sub-national preparedness," he added. Embed Facebook Facebook The world is 55% urbanised today and will be 68% by 2050. Kathy Bostjancic of Oxford Economics said the Fed now sees getting inflation back towards its two-per cent goal as its"top priority," and could raise rates as many as four times this year. Our experience with SARS has shown that pandemics will spread..1 per cent in the year, while food rose 6..

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