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Singapore Emerges as Litmus Test for Coronavirus Containment

  • Patient recoveries are starting to outpace new cases
  • Nation could show the virus is not as deadly as feared
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Can We Overcome Pandemics?
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As the novel coronavirus starts to gather speed in Europe, the Middle East and the U.S., there’s one place it is seemingly being contained: Singapore.

With no reported virus-related deaths despite 98 cases, and a slowing rate of infection that’s been outpaced by recoveries, the Asian city-state is emerging as a litmus test of whether the deadly pathogen can be, if not contained, then neutralized.