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Health Ministry: Spread of Zika here may mimic Singapore

06-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The Zika virus infecting people worldwide has followed a typical cross-border proliferation as other illnesses. Health Ministry’s disease control division director Dr [...]
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Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian, cases reach 200

Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian, cases reach 200

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

Singapore on Saturday reported 215 cases of Zika infections as scientists in the city-state said the virus strain comes from within Asia and was not imported from Brazil. The [...]
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One out of 19 women in Malaysia at risk of breast cancer

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

One in 19 women in Malaysia are at risk of getting breast cancer. Medical officer at the Tuanku Fauziah Hospital (HTF) here, Dr Norin Azna Shamsuddin said once a woman turns [...]
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Zika Virus in Singapore Likely Evolved From Southeast Asia

06-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Zika virus behind an outbreak in Singapore was not imported from South America, Singapore’s Ministry of Health said in a statement Saturday. Analysis by the [...]
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Expect more Zika cases, says Malaysian health minister

06-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

New Zika cases will continue to emerge in Malaysia, said Health minister S. Subramaniam. “The confirmation of the second case of Zika in Kota Kinabalu suggests that the [...]
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One week on: 7 things about the Zika outbreak in Singapore

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

A week after the first locally transmitted Zika case was reported, Singapore’s numbers stand at 242 as of Sunday (September 4) night. Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong [...]
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Singapore confirms 27 more locally transmitted Zika cases

Singapore confirms 27 more locally transmitted Zika cases

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 8:45 AM

Singaporeauthorities on Sunday confirmed 27 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection, bringing the total to 242. Twenty-five new cases were linked to the [...]
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Singapore handling Zika outbreak ‘well’: WHO representative

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 8:39 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been working with Singapore to manage the Zika outbreak, through information sharing and technical consultation. Dr Graham Harrison, [...]
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Zika virus will become an epidemic in Malaysia

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Astroawani | 8:39 AM

With the announcement on the arrival of Zika virus to our shores yesterday, experts mulled that it would morph into a catastrophic epidemic bigger than that of Singapore. [...]
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Zika Count Rises to 189 in Singapore

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Nbcnews | 8:39 AM

Singapore reported another big batch of Zika virus cases Friday, bringing its total count in just a week to 189, and World Health Organization officials said the spread of [...]
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Fast-Moving Zika Outbreak in Singapore Continues to Grow

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Scientificamerican | 8:39 AM

Many of Singapore’s five million people are covering up and staying indoors to avoid mosquito bites as health experts warned that the outbreak of the Zika virus in the [...]
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Singapore reports 38 new cases of Zika virus

Singapore reports 38 new cases of Zika virus

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:39 AM

Singapore reported 38 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection on Friday. Authorities in Singapore, a regional financial centre and transit hub, said they had [...]
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Singapore Zika cases top 150; China steps up arrivals checks POSTED ONLINE

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 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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Disease control vital as China-Asean cooperation grows

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

Clouds of uncertainty over infectious diseases have started to loom following reports that cases of the highly communicable Zika virus have jumped in Singapore, with 21 [...]
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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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