A hairdresser wearing a protective mask and a face shield checks the temperature of customers at a hair salon in Singapore. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: Singapore says herd immunity is ‘too big a price’ to contain pandemic

  • Herd immunity is established if enough people in a community develop immunity through prior illness or vaccination
  • The government plans to bolster its testing capacity fivefold, from about 8,000 to as many as 40,000 tests a day by later this year
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A hairdresser wearing a protective mask and a face shield checks the temperature of customers at a hair salon in Singapore. Photo: EPA
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