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The Ultimate Guide to Treating Pneumonia in Singapore

Pneumonia is a serious medical condition & potentially life-threatening illness and it is one of the leading causes of death in Singapore, just behind cancer. According to data from the Ministry of Health (MOH), pneumonia alone accounts for 20.6% of deaths in Singapore during 2018. Elderly over the age of 65, infants and young children, as well as people with chronic diseases are at greater risk of developing severe pneumonia, which can be life-threatening. 

Fortunately, all hope is not lost for people suffering from pneumonia, as there are treatments available to help you recover. In this guide, we will explore the possible methods of treating pneumonia in Singapore. 

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5 Urgent Things You Need to Know About Pneumonia And What Causes It

With the outbreak of infectious respiratory diseases worldwide, there has been much talk about pneumonia. However, despite its prevalence, pneumonia is not always well understood. Below are five things that you need to know about pneumonia.

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Setting Boundaries To Protect Your Mental Health From COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to drastic changes globally, jeopardising our physical health and mental health. Many countries are under lockdown and for countries that are not, many citizens are working from home or serving quarantine, if necessary. An analysis of the impact of quarantine on mental health that came out in March posits that it could increase anger, boredom, confusion, and some post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in the long-term.

With more people being asked to work from home, many are overwhelmed while adjusting to a vastly different working style and lifestyle. How do we make an arrangement at home or at the workplace with minimal disturbance to our lives? How do we manage the anxiety and stress related to our health, the economy, and our future?

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Surgical Masks vs N95 Respirators: Shield against Covid-19 Part 1

Not all masks are made the same. With personal protection and preventative measures paramount to curbing the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, you should be informed on which masks provide adequate protection.

Read to find out how you can effectively shield yourself from the Wuhan coronavirus.

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Choosing Hand Sanitizers: Shield against Covid-19 Part 2

The number of confirmed Wuhan virus cases has been and is expected to continue increasing over the next 2 weeks. At this point, I am sure that you have seen thousands of other articles about ways to prevent the virus.

Stores all over Singapore are running out of hand sanitizers. If you are here, your first thoughts are probably about stocking up some supplies too. Before committing to just any product, be sure to check what they contain. This article will discuss what you should look out for when choosing hand sanitizers.

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Wuhan Virus Spread: Factor of Time, Location and Travel

What happens when you combine peak period international travel with a highly infectious disease? The recent Wuhan virus joins the previous SARS, MERS and Ebola outbreaks to tell us the same answer.

A disease outbreak spreads at the speed of sound when highly infectious and unknown diseases hitch transnational rides during peak seasons.

Good news: we now have the knowledge and technology to quickly identify, prevent and manage the spread of this new coronavirus. A vaccine seems to be on its way to deployment too.

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