Experts: Covid-19 severity data could be misleading without better context

Geraldine Tong

Modified 19 Jul 2021, 12:00 am

The Health Ministry this week began releasing data on the severity of symptoms of the new Covid-19 cases daily, with a majority of them experiencing only mild symptoms.

However, experts said better context was needed or the data could lead to the public letting their guard down, believing that the situation is better than it is or that they will only get mild symptoms, even if they are infected with Covid-19...

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