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Zika and pregnancy: Frequently asked questions

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Amid an outbreak of locally-transmitted Zika cases, concerns have been raised over how pregnant women should cope. The Ministry of Health has released a list of Frequently [...]
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HK’s first local case of dengue fever for 2016 confirmed: 79-year-old victim was frequent zoo visitor

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Some 81 people in the city have been treated for the mosquito-borne disease this year A 79-year-old woman who often visited the Zoological and Botanical Gardens has become [...]
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Singapore urges tests for pregnant women with Zika signs

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

Singapore on Wednesday urged all pregnant women showing symptoms of fever or rashes to have themselves tested for the Zika virus after the number of cases in the city-state [...]
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Big jump in number of Zika cases in Thailand

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 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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Singapore confirms Zika spread; US and other countries issue travel warnings

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

Confirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore rose to 82 on Tuesday, as the United States joined a growing list of countries warning pregnant women or those trying to get [...]
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Malaysian health minister: Destroy Aedes mozzies to stop Zika spread

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

As with dengue, the better way to prevent Zika is to destroy the Aedes mosquito which is a carrier for both viruses, said Health minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. He [...]
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Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika – experts

Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika – experts

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The spread of the Zika virus across tropical Southeast Asia is likely to be significantly under-reported as local health authorities fail to conduct adequate screening, [...]
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Singapore steps up Zika prevention effort as confirmed cases rise to 56 POSTED ONLINE

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore confirmed 15 new cases of locally-transmitted Zika infections on Monday, taking the tally to 56 as authorities step up efforts to contain the outbreak. All the [...]
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Singapore scrambles to contain Zika but warns of more cases to come

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Singapore has confirmed 56 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection, while ramping up health screenings and mosquito control efforts. All 56 people either lived or [...]
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Singapore is dealing with an outbreak of locally transmitted Zika infections

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Pri.org | 6:00 AM

Singapore on Monday confirmed more Zika infections, bringing the total number of cases past 50 as mosquito-fighting teams saturated the scene of the outbreak amid growing [...]
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China: H9N2 avian influenza confirmed in Yunnan province child

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Out Break News Today | 6:00 AM

Officials with Yunnan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission announced (computer translated) a confirmed case of H9N2 avian influenza in a Mengzi City boy. [...]
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Indonesia boosts vigilance on Zika virus

31-Aug-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government has stepped up alertness on the possible spread of Zika virus into the country as the number of infection cases steeply rose in the neighbouring [...]
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Australia, Taiwan, South Korea issue travel warnings for Singapore

Australia, Taiwan, South Korea issue travel warnings for Singapore

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:57 PM

Australia, Taiwan and South Korea advised pregnant women and those attempting to get pregnant to avoid travel to Singapore after an outbreak of the Zika virus infected more [...]
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Singapore steps up Zika prevention effort as confirmed cases rise to 56

Singapore steps up Zika prevention effort as confirmed cases rise to 56

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:25 AM

Singapore confirmed 15 new cases of locally-transmitted Zika infections on Monday, taking the tally to 56 as authorities step up efforts to contain the outbreak. All the [...]
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Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus

Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but seven [...]
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