A staff member checks the body temperatures of passengers at Singapore Changi Airport on February 5, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

From Sars to Covid-19, what lessons has Singapore learned?

  • The 2003 Sars outbreak was a ‘wake-up call’ for the Lion City not to let its guard down regarding infectious diseases, experts say
  • Since then, Singapore’s advances in virus research, improved agency tie-ups, and decisive action by officials have equipped it to better battle the coronavirus
Topic |   Coronavirus Singapore
A staff member checks the body temperatures of passengers at Singapore Changi Airport on February 5, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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