Tag Archives: Pneumonia

PMO: LEE KUAN YEW’S CONDITION HAS WORSEN & IS CRITICALLY ILL

The Republic's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's condition has "deteriorated further" and he remains "critically ill" in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), according to an update on Wednesday (Mar 18) from the Prime Minister's Office. Mr Lee has been in hospital since Feb 5, when he was admitted for severe pneumonia.

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154 MEDIA: MANY S’POREANS HOPE TO SEE LEE KUAN YEW GET WELL

A DAY after news broke that former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew was in intensive care at the Singapore General Hospital with severe pneumonia, residents and netizens continued to offer wishes for his quick recovery. Mr Lee's condition was a talking point for many, in particular residents of his Tanjong Pagar GRC and neighbouring Radin Mas constituency.

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SUPREME LEEDER LEE KUAN YEW IN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT FOR SEVERE PNEUMONIA

Former prime minister of Singapore and the father of current prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, Lee Kuan Yew, has been hospitalised for severe pneumonia. However, PMO said today (21 Feb) that his condition has since stabilised. Mr Lee, 91, was admitted to SGH on 5 Feb two weeks ago, for severe pneumonia. “His condition has stabilised and he remains on mechanical ventilation in the ICU. He is conscious and lightly sedated,” the PMO said.

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NTU DEVELOPS NEW ANTIBODY TO SPEED UP FLU RECOVERY

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed an antibody with the potential to help patients suffering from pneumonia and influenza to recover faster, the varsity said in a news release on Tuesday (Feb 10). The scientists - from NTU’s School of Biological Sciences, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, National University of Singapore (NUS) and doctors from National University Health System – are now using the antibody to develop a diagnostic kit.

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