Big names join hands in battle against virus

A COVID-19 research workgroup, chaired by National Centre for Infectious Diseases Executive Director Prof Leo Yee Sin and advised by Prof Tan Chorh Chuan, Ministry of Health Chief Scientist and Yale-NUS College Governing Board Member, commissioned three studies that were released on 29 Apr 2020, on the coronavirus outbreak and how to stop it from spreading further. Other members of the workgroup include Prof Wang Linfa, Director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School and Assoc Prof Alex Cook, Vice-Dean for Research at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health.