Dr Asok Kurup, Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Dr Asok Kurup, Mount Elizabeth Hospital

28 July 2022
Weekly Wrap Up: Monkeypox in Singapore, should we be worried?
As the world is slowly recovering from the aftermath of Covid-19, now we are faced with another disease outbreak, monkeypox. With cases appearing in Singapore, should we be worried and could this potentially be another pandemic. Dr Asok Kurup, Infectious Disease Expert, Mount Elizabeth Hospital shares his insights on monkeypox.


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18 February 2022
Weekly Wrap Up: Are we living an endemic life?
With Singapore's Covid-19 rules being simplified, some restrictions will be lifted in the coming weeks. Safe management measures will be streamlined to focus on five areas; group sizes, mask-wearing, workplace rules, safe distancing and capacity limits. Dr Asok Kurup, Infectious Disease Expert, Mount Elizabeth Hospital shares where Singapore is at right now in its journey towards endemic and wtih children being more susceptible to the Omicron variant, what do these new relaxed measures mean for them.

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10 September 2021
Weekly Wrap Up: Is Singapore headed for another lockdown?
On The Breakfast Huddle's Weekly Wrap Up, Elliott Danker spoke with Dr Asok Kurup, Infectious Disease expert, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, who also chairs the Academy of Medicine’s Chapter of Infectious Disease Physicians, about whether Singapore's recent surge in Covid-19 cases warrants another round of restrictions.

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16 July 2021
Weekly Wrap Up: KTV lounge Covid-19 cluster: Could it have been avoided?
Dr Asok Kurup, Infectious Disease expert, Mount Elizabeth Hospital (who also chairs the Academy of Medicine’s Chapter of Infectious Disease Physicians), talks about the Covid-19 KTV cluster and the possible repercussions from this cluster.

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21 May 2021
Weekly Wrap Up: Singapore delays 2nd Covid-19 vaccine dose 6-8 weeks later; those aged 40-44 can register for jabs
With the rise of COVID-19 cases in Singapore, the country has tweaked its vaccination strategy to protect its residents faster. Dr. Asok Kurup, Infectious Disease Expert, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, discusses more about it and the roll-out of jabs which expanded to those aged 40-44.

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7 May 2021
Weekly Wrap Up: Singapore returns to phase 2 of reopening amid rising Covid-19 cases
Singapore is taking a step back into Phase 2 of its Covid-19 recovery. Dr Asok Kurup, Infectious Disease expert, Mount Elizabeth Hospital (who also chairs the Academy of Medicine’s Chapter of Infectious Disease Physicians) shares how much this move was needed and whether Singapore is in a better position to fight Covid-19 now, than a year ago.

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