An inoculation of elegance

Singapore prepares for the virus

In Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tells the community preparations are in place for a 2019-nCoV outbreak. There is no need to stock-up on “instant noodles or tinned food”” he says.

What these are might need explaining to potential students of the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, which is clearly not bothered by the possibility of pandemic. It has just announced it’s (very flash) campus in Singapore will start teaching short-courses this year with a bachelor of international hospitality management to follow next.