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Challenging to contain Zika virus: Health experts

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

As the Zika virus spread from one area to a new potential cluster at Bedok North Avenue 3, medical experts told Channel NewsAsia that it may become increasingly difficult to [...]
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Six M’sians in Singapore infected with Zika

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Half of the Zika cases in Singapore are foreigners who live or work here and six of them are Malaysians, TODAYonline.com reported today. Quoting the Singapore Ministry of [...]
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Indonesia screens for Zika as Singapore infections mount

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is screening travellers from neighbouring Singapore for the mosquito-borne Zika virus as the city-state reports a growing number of infections and its first case of [...]
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Zika in Singapore: Residents of potential new cluster rattled

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Almost a week after the first locally transmitted Zika cases in Singapore were announced, the threat of the virus’ arrival in Bedok North Avenue 3 has left residents [...]
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Zika virus gets foothold in Singapore, raising fears of epidemics in Asia and Africa

Zika virus gets foothold in Singapore, raising fears of epidemics in Asia and Africa

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Statnews | 6:00 AM

The Zika virus appears to be spreading rapidly in Singapore, with 115 confirmed cases as of Wednesday, according to government officials. At least one pregnant woman is among [...]
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Zika virus in Singapore: 13 Indians among people tested positive, confirms foreign ministry

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo News | 6:00 AM

At least 13 Indians have been tested positive with the Zika virus in Singapore, the Indian foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday (1 September). “According to our [...]
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Zika cases surge to 115 in Singapore, 21 Chinese nationals among affected

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ANI | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that Zika virus is on a surge in the country, with 115 locally-transmitted cases, including a pregnant woman. “Over [...]
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Six Bangladeshis infected with Zika in Singapore

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Six Bangladeshis were tested positive with Zika virus in Singapore, the Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore said on Thursday. “The patients are presented with mild [...]
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Zika outbreaks most likely to hit eight countries in Asia, Africa

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The worsening Zika outbreak in Singapore and its potential to spread elsewhere in Asia and beyond is rapidly raising alarms among health experts. Singapore has at least 151 [...]
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Singapore Zika cases top 150; China steps up arrivals checks

Singapore Zika cases top 150; China steps up arrivals checks

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:45 AM

China intensified its checks on people and goods arriving from Singapore on Thursday, as an outbreak of the Zika virus in the small city-state was confirmed to have spread to [...]
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Pregnant woman in Singapore infected with Zika as cases soar

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Singapore surged past 100 late Wednesday, including the first pregnant woman to be infected by the disease which can cause deformities [...]
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Big hike in Zika cases in Thailand

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

The number of detected Zika infections in Thailand has jumped significantly this year compared to recent years. Between 2012 and 2015, an average of just five people were [...]
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Zika Worsens in Singapore, and US Experts Are Worried

Zika Worsens in Singapore, and US Experts Are Worried

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s outbreak of Zika is worsening fast and US health official say they are worried. Singapore, a city-state about two-thirds the size of Washington, D.C., has [...]
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Made-in-Singapore kit can test for 3 viruses, including Zika, in 2 hours

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Scientists in Singapore have developed a kit that can test for the dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses all at the same time in a matter of two hours. Now ready for use, the [...]
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China says 21 of its nationals in Singapore infected with Zika

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that its embassy in Singapore had been informed by the island state’s health ministry that 21 Chinese nationals in the [...]
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