Published on 07 Oct 2021

Explainer: As Singapore learns to treat Covid-19 as endemic, how do we deal with our fear of the virus?

TODAY online, 7 Oct - https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/explainer-as-singapore-learns-to-treat-covid-19-as-endemic-how-to-deal-with-fear-of-coronavirus

As Singapore gradually revises its Covid-19 strategy to living with the disease as an endemic one like influenza, the Government is changing its message to nudge the community in that direction. TODAY speaks to experts about the risks involved, and how society as a whole can move past the fear. To move past fear, Asst Prof Edmund Lee from WKWSCI said that constant social support, where people know they have someone to rely on in times of crisis, is important to build psychological resilience.