Lunch with Sumiko: NCID head Leo Yee Sin on why one can't be complacent about Covid-19

From Aids to Covid-19, Professor Leo Yee Sin has been at the forefront of every infectious disease crisis in Singapore.

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Since the Covid-19 pandemic struck, Professor Leo Yee Sin has encountered some distressingly severe cases. She warns against being complacent about the virus which continues to throw up surprises.
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When Professor Leo Yee Sin's son came down with Covid-19 last month, he isolated himself in his room and monitored his oxygen levels with an oximeter. His throat was very sore but he recovered and no one else at home was infected.

He would have been in good hands if it had been worse, for his mother is an infectious diseases expert, and also executive director of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID).

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