27
February
2020
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11:05
Europe/Amsterdam

Three scenarios if the COVID-19 outbreak gets worse

Asst Prof Hannah Clapman from the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS and Assoc Prof Alex R Cook, Vice Dean (Research) and Domain Leader (Biostatistics & Modelling) at the same school opined that developments in the rest of the world can seed subsequent waves of the COVID-19 outbreak despite Singapore’s best efforts at preventing further importations. They outlined three possible scenarios of the outbreak and highlighted that shifts in responses will be needed if the situation evolves further.