NCID on alert against future disease outbreaks, with current ones under control

Today, there are more than 200 Covid-19 cases in the hospitals, with about 60 of them at NCID. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - At the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID), the pressure to fight Covid-19 continued earlier this year when much of the public had grown tired of pandemic restrictions and having to watch out for an invisible enemy. 

At the same time, it had to deal with the dengue outbreak. More than 25,500 cases have been recorded since the start of the year, compared with 5,258 for the whole of last year.

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