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Influenza A and NUS

NUS sent an email saying that it decided to suspend all the official overseas trips of students and staffs, from 30/04 to 15/05. That email was dated 30/04.

NUS cares! Woohooo…

Wait, so how do the students and staffs cancel their, say conference appointments and etc? Air tickets? Who is going to borne the loss?

Dunno lah

Guess which one NUS prefers?

First case of Influenza A/H1N1 infection in Singapore was confirmed today. The 25-year-old NUS student was admitted to General Hospital right after the flight back from his official trip to XYZ conference in Country A.

Or,

First case of Influenza A/H1N1 in Singapore was confirmed today. The 25-year-old NUS student was admitted to General Hospital right after the flight back from his personal trip to the fancy beaches in Country A.

Actually, I believe NUS prefers that no NUS people will get infected… That being said, I think NUS should call for a University emergencies! All NUS students and staffs shall remain inside NUS! No one else, not even His Excellency is allowed to enter the university, let alone His Majesty!

Ass Tee You Pee Eye Dee…

1 May 2009 — WHO is not recommending travel restrictions related to the outbreak of the influenza A(H1N1) virus. […]

The focus now is on minimizing the impact of the virus through the rapid identification of cases and providing patients with appropriate medical care, rather than on stopping its spread internationally.[…]

Scientific research based on mathematical modelling indicates that restricting travel will be of limited or no benefit in stopping the spread of disease. Historical records of previous influenza pandemics, as well as experience with SARS, have validated this point. […]

Travellers can protect themselves and others by following simple recommendations related to travel aimed at preventing the spread of infection. Individuals who are ill should delay travel plans and returning travellers who fall ill should seek appropriate medical care. These recommendations are prudent measures which can limit the spread of many communicable diseases and not only influenza A(H1N1).[…]

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