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[Ask Dr Chiu] Should I be scared of COVID-19 mutation?

Recently in the United Kingdom then in South Africa, a mutation of the COVID-19 virus was found which was significantly more contagious than other strains. Elsewhere in the world strong measures were implemented to prevent a crisis, for example, in Hong Kong, inbound flights from those countries were banned outright. What exactly is virus mutation? How frightened should we be?

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[Ask Dr Chiu] Cytokine storm: the lethal tempest within a young COVID-19 patient

With the development of the new COVID-19 vaccine, governments all over the world are starting to develop immunisation program. With this comes a new problem: For those who were not selected to be the first for vaccination, they questioned the priority; for those that were selected to be the first to receive the vaccine, they wonder if they were being used as lab rat.

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Always having cold hands and feet? Find out which of the four types of person are you?

Having cold limbs during cold spells is natural. This is because to keep your body warm, your blood will circulate less to your fingertips and toes. Normally, this will improve after you put on more clothes. But if your hands and feet still feel cold, that might have something to do with the type of person you are. Have a look below and see which of the four types you are.

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[Ask Dr Chiu] Who is the lab rat for the new COVID-19 vaccine?

With the development of the new COVID-19 vaccine, governments all over the world are starting to develop immunisation program. With this comes a new problem: For those who were not selected to be the first for vaccination, they questioned the priority; for those that were selected to be the first to receive the vaccine, they wonder if they were being used as lab rat.

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[Ask Dr Chiu] Should I be scared of COVID-19 mutation?

Recently in the United Kingdom then in South Africa, a mutation of the COVID-19 virus was found which was significantly more contagious than other strains. Elsewhere in the world strong measures were implemented to prevent a crisis, for example, in Hong Kong, inbound flights from those countries were banned outright. What exactly is virus mutation? How frightened should we be?