Imagine a perfume ad, but instead of a scantily-clad model, it stars a Singapore city bus, headlights flashing as it pulls up and whispers “It’s easy. It’s efficient. It’s Eau de Bus.” Sold!

Could Singapore provide the US with a model for universal health care coverage, as some conservatives believe?   Probably not, argues Vox’s Ezra Klein. He says Singapore’s arrangement—in which the government controls most of the medical system and covers catastrophic…

With failed attempts to manage cancer and drug abuse in its recent past and a looming diabetes epidemic in its future, Singapore is at a public health crossroads.

With 115 cases of the Zika virus confirmed this week in Singapore, plus 1 in neighboring Malaysia, public health officials now are wondering if this is the beginning of the epidemic in Asia and Africa. According to CDC and WHO experts, no one knows at this point. Among the…