The Big Story: What's ahead in the next three months for Covid-19 in Singapore?

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SINGAPORE - The Straits Times' weekday talk show, The Big Story, aired a special episode on Monday (March 9).

Senior health correspondent Salma Khalik spoke to Singapore's top Covid-19 experts on what to expect in battling the coronavirus outbreak for the next three months.

Her guests on Monday's episode (March 9) were Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, director of medical services at the Ministry of Health; Professor Leo Yee Sin, executive director of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases; Professor Tikki Pangestu, visiting professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy; and Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, the infectious diseases programme leader at the National University of Singapore's Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health.

They discussed the newest cluster at Safra Jurong, when contact tracing and quarantine orders will stop, as well as how soon a vaccine will be available and whether it will solve all our Covid-19 problems.

The Big Story, broadcast every weekday at 5.30pm on Facebook and YouTube, has reporters and senior editors discussing the top stories of the day, in the heart of the newsroom. Helmed by multimedia journalist Dylan Ang and assistant video editor Olivia Quay, the show airs live from ST's digital studio.

Topics covered in previous episodes include the United States' response to the coronavirus outbreak and the latest developments in Malaysian politics.

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