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ST rates S'pore's response to Covid-19: Getting the message across

PM Lee Hsien Loong at the recording of his televised national address on the Covid-19 outbreak on March 12, 2020. PHOTO: MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION
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SINGAPORE - With virus restrictions changing throughout the pandemic and misinformation widespread on social media, good communication was necessary to make sure the right message got across.

In Singapore, this included daily updates on new cases and hospitalisation figures, and regular press conferences by the multi-ministry task force tackling the pandemic.

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