Singapore excels at transparency while confronting spread of COVID-19, The Star, 5 March 2020

Canadian newspaper The Star carried an op-ed by Associate Dean of Faculty (Curriculum) and Associate Professor of Social Sciences (Politics) Nomi Lazar on the COVID-19 outbreak, noting that transparent communication is key to an effective public health response. Assoc Prof Lazar shared how Singapore is managing the disease outbreak, highlighting that effective communication and a commitment to transparency is key to SIngapore’s success. These build the social and political trust critical to preventing rumours, conspiracy theories, and panic.

The commentary was republished in The Hamilton, and other online news websites.

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