Reflecting on the Pandemic (so far…)

COVID-19 under an electron microscope. Source: NIAID

It’s been 536 days since I landed at Changi Airport, the iconic landmark that helped put Singapore on the map as an international travel hub. On that memorable day, February 16th, 2020, I knew that I was landing in an uncertain environment — this relatively unknown virus that had affected 183,000 people across a handful of countries, had counted Singapore as one of the first places affected.