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MSM News Reports That PRCs Are Buying Masks In SG To Send Back To Their Home

MSM News Reports That PRCs Are Buying Masks In SG To Send Back To Their Home

A report on the government mouthpiece paper, The Straits Times, said that some Chinese nationals who are living in Singapore are buying masks to bring or send back to their hometowns in China, as apparently, there are shortages arising from the Wuhan virus there. The report, which came out about a week ago, seem more apt now that Singapore is facing 4 new cases where the virus was locally transmitted.

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IF ZIKA IS A "MILD" VIRUS, WHY OTHER COUNTRIES ISSUE TRAVEL BAN?

According W.H.O, Zika is a Global Health Emergency. However, Ong Ye Kung, the PAP's Acting Minister for Education and Senior Minister of State for the Ministry of Defence, made an unbelievable claim that Zilka is just a "mild" virus. To date I have yet seen him retracting his claim.

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48 Y.O. MAN IS S'PORE'S FIRST IMPORTED ZIKA VIRUS CASE

On Friday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) reported Singapore's first case of Zika virus. According to their statement, the infected patient is a 48 year-old male Singaporean permanent resident who travelled to Sao Paulo, Brazil from 27 March to 7 May. He developed fever and rash on 10 May and was admitted to Mt Elizabeth Novena on 12 May, where he was diagnosed with the epidemic and deadly virus. He was transferred to the Communicable Diseases Centre at Tan Tock Seng Hospital for quarantine and further treatment. He will only be discharged once his system is free of the virus.

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RUSSIA TO SEND EBOLA VACCINE TO AFRICA IN 2 MONTHS

In two months, Russia is planning to send a new experimental vaccine against Ebola to Africa, according to the country’s health minister. The efficiency of the drug, which is to be tested on the ground, is about 70-90 percent. “Today we are discussing that we will have enough of Triazoverin vaccine in two months so that we can send them to our personnel in Guinea and test its efficiency in clinical conditions,” Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said. The vaccine has so far proved efficient against various hemorrhagic fevers, including the Marburg virus which is very similar to Ebola.

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WARNING: NEW FACEBOOK GIFT SCAM ON THE LOOSE

There is a new scam on Facebook offering free Nike vouchers that is meant to hijack Facebook accounts and spread malware by redirecting users to malicious websites. Take note that there is no such giveaway from Nike and this will compromise the user’s Facebook account and computers. Once compromised, the hijacked Facebook account will be used to further spread the spam post. If you see the following or similar in your news feed, your friend(s) accounts may be compromised and you may wish to notify them:

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