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ST rates S'pore's response to Covid-19: Living with the virus

The Ministry of Health's care pack for Covid-19 patients recovering at home. PHOTO: MINISTRY OF HEALTH
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SINGAPORE - When Singapore changed its approach to Covid-19 in the second half of last year from stemming all transmissions to living with the virus, it moved from trying to isolate every patient and ring-fence each cluster towards getting more people to recover at home.

Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, vice-dean of global health at the National University of Singapore's Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, said the home recovery scheme was "operationally challenging" in the early days.

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