Wuhan virus outbreak will be a test of 4G leaders' teamwork, say political observers

(From left) Communications and Information Minister S. Iswaran, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong and Education Minister Ong Ye Kung at the press conference, on Jan 27, 2020. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO
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SINGAPORE - How Singapore's fourth-generation (4G) leaders handle the Wuhan virus could prove to be the first major test of their teamwork, political observers have said.

They added this is especially so for the Republic's younger ministers who make up the multi-ministry task force put together last week to tackle the rapidly spreading virus, which emerged from the Chinese city of Wuhan late last year.

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