The word "COVID-19" is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration photo taken on Nov 9, 2020. (File photo: Reuters/Dado Ruvic)
SINGAPORE: Since the battle against COVID-19 began in early 2020, an abundance of acronyms has entered common parlance in Singapore.
From PCR (polymerase chain reaction) to PUQ (person under quarantine) and PHPC (public health preparedness clinic), the list continues to grow.
If you find yourself muddled in an alphabet soup, here’s a guide on what the acronyms mean:
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A handy guide to Singapore's COVID-19-related acronyms – CNA