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Dealing with Fear and Panic During an Outbreak

Dr Eugene Tee, Senior Lecturer in Psychology

10-Feb-20 14:00

Dealing with Fear and Panic During an Outbreak

Singapore has announced a code orange in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country, which resulted in a flurry of panic buying among its citizens. We take a look at how panic spreads within a society and why that could be dangerous.


Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann, Juliet Jacobs


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