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A Brief History of Lao Sai, Explained

A Brief History of Lao Sai, Explained

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In just a few hours, we will enter phase 2 of our nation’s recovery from Covid-19. Even then, the number of daily infections within migrant worker dormitories remain in the hundreds, and currently make up over 90% of total infections.

Sadly, this is not the first time migrant worker populations became the main victims of a pandemic in Singapore.

In this explainer, we take an in-depth look into how the Cholera outbreaks from almost 200 years ago bear disturbing similarities with the current pandemic, and how it affected the growth of our country.

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