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COVID-19 in Singapore—Current ExperienceCritical Global Issues That Require Attention and Action

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Review how Signapore health care leaders adapted their processes to combat COVID-19
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Corresponding Author: John E. L. Wong, MBBS, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 1E Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119228, Singapore (johnwong@nus.edu.sg).

Published Online: February 20, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.2467

Correction: This article was corrected on March 4, 2020, to present the first author’s complete affiliations.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

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