Practise being calm, cautious, considerate, caring and collectivistic. And use these tools to build up arsenal of psychological defence against the virus threat.
For a few weeks now, Singapore's news headlines have been dominated practically daily by case updates and control measures related to the coronavirus disease, now officially known as Covid-19.
To tackle public fear and anxiety, our political leaders promptly release information affecting public health and emphasise that health advisories and decisions on control measures are evidence-based. They reassure the public that there is adequate medical and food supplies.
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