• Vol. 50 No. 2, 184–187
  • 01 February 2021

Decrease in emergency department attendances during COVID-19 especially in school-going children



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Health-seeking behaviour varies during a pandemic. Early reports have suggested reduced attendances at emergency departments (EDs), especially in paediatric patients and in patients with minor ailments, but these observations have yet to be evaluated in Singapore. We investigated ED attendances during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in Singapore.

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