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AseanPlus News 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Quarantine breakers may face jail sentence and fines

ENOUGH of explaining, advising and appealing to people to behave responsibly and keep themselves, their families and everyone else free of SARS.

AseanPlus News 25 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Lee warns of SARS fallout

SARS could have catastrophic consequences for Singapore if not controlled, Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned yesterday, pledging the government would muster all resources to fight the outbreak.

AseanPlus News 25 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Selarang Park rehab centre to hold rule breakers

A SECTION of the Selarang Park drug rehabilitation centre is being prepared to hold recalcitrant SARS quarantine-breakers, under tough new laws expected to be passed by the parliament yesterday.

AseanPlus News 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tougher laws passed to battle SARS

PARLIAMENT has passed tougher laws to contain the SARS scourge in a session marked by emotion and a precedent set by several members who addressed the chamber via a video link-up.

Nation 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asean takes joint stand to battle SARS

The Asean + 3 Health Ministers Special Meeting on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) has taken a joint stand, including mandatory screening of individuals before they leave affected countries and the barring of suspected and probable cases from travelling.

Nation 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

76 who went missing to face action

Action will be taken against the 76 people who visited Singapore#8217;s Pasir Panjang wholesale market and did not contact the Health Ministry to be placed under quarantine since April 19.

AseanPlus News 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Panic riots hit villages in China

B>HONG KONG:/BChina yesterday quarantined 10,000 more citizens in its desperate efforts to contain SARS as panic riots hit rural areas despite global successes in halting the spread of the virus.

Nation 07 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Help one another sensibly for the economy

SARS is contagious among people as well as in industry. The figures of losses do not make for pleasant reading.

Nation 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Estimate ‘not cause for alarm’

The public should not be alarmed by the increase in World Health Organisation's (WHO) estimate of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) mortality rate, a senior consultant virologist said.

Nation 12 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't share cups, longhouse folk told

Sarawak has issued a health warning to rural and longhouse communities to stop the traditional practice of sharing cups.