Month: January 2022

Military Infectious Disease Surveillance (22-28 January 2022)

Australia [1]  As of January 25, nearly two dozen sailors on an Australian military relief ship have tested positive for the coronavirus. The ship was on a mission to deliver aid to Tonga following the recent volcano eruption. South Korea [2-6]  On January 24, South Korea’s military reported 24 cases of COVID-19, including 22 breakthrough infections. This raised the total…

Military Infectious Disease Surveillance (15-21 January 2022)

United States Forces Germany [1]  On Jan 14, 68 new infections among U.S. forces were confirmed during the week which is an increase from 45 reported the previous week and much higher than four cases reported by the U.S. forces in the week ending Dec. 17. Base officials at Ramstein on Jan 19 did not confirm the latest figures, however…

Military Infectious Disease Surveillance (8-14 January 2022)

United States Forces Korea [1-2]  On Jan 8, the USFK raised its health protection condition to ‘Bravo Plus’ peninsula-wide until further notice after recording 682 infections of COVID-19 in the past week. This effectively will ban dining at restaurants outside the bases and visiting indoor areas. Travel to the capital Seoul will be prohibited, except for official duties.   On…

Military Infectious Disease Surveillance (1-7 January 2022)

South Korea [1-6] On 2 January, a total of 25 new cases, including 23 breakthrough cases, were reported from the Army (12 cases), Air Force (7 cases) and Navy (6 cases). This brings the total caseload in the South Korean military to 3,303 with 271 active infections as of 2 January 2022. On 3 January, 8 cases were reported, including…

One Health & Outbreak Surveillance Online Symposium 2021

The One Health & Outbreak Surveillance Online Symposium 2021 was successfully held on 29 November 2021 (SGT 9 am-5.30 pm) via Zoom.

The symposium was co-organised with NUS Department of Geography, and supported by the following 7 agencies.

The symposium attracted at least 100 signups, mainly from but not limited to local and international government organisations and academic institutions. Nine local and international speakers shared scientific insights spanning areas of big data and modelling analytics, landscape genetics, outbreak response and the future of One Health approach.

 Recordings of the symposium presentations, and all presenting materials can be accessed at the links shown below

Playlist for Presentation Recordings

Presentation Materials

The symposium also provided a platform for early career researchers to present relevant work in the following tracks: vector-borne diseases, food and-water borne-diseases, antimicrobial resistance, and One Health Training and Education.

The organising committee sincerely congratulates the following researchers for being awarded the Best Presentation from Early Career Researchers Award.


 Topic: Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting the Force of Infection of Japanese Encephalitis 


Topic: Evaluating the veterinarian role in one health approach at antimicrobial resistance perspectives, Jordan


Lastly, the organising committee would like to thank all speakers, participants, participant agencies and co-organiser for their strong support in making this symposium a successful event!



One Health & Outbreak Surveillance Online Symposium 2021 Event Page

Plenary, Speaker Presenting Slides

Abstract Presentations

Playlist for all Presentations

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