Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian strain, cases reach 200

Sep 3, 2016

Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian strain, cases reach 200

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 Ministry of Health and National Environment Agency said in a joint statement on Saturday evening ...

Aug 31, 2016

Singapore urges tests for pregnant women with Zika signs

Singapore urged all pregnant women showing symptoms of fever or rashes to have themselves tested for the Zika virus Wednesday after the number of cases in the city-state soared to 82. The United States and Britain joined Australia and Taiwan in advising pregnant women ...

Aug 29, 2016

Singapore mass sprays residences as Zika expected to spread

Officials sprayed insecticide and cleared drains of stagnant water in residential areas of Singapore at high risk of further Zika infections on Monday after 41 locally transmitted cases were confirmed in the city state. Workers wearing fumigation masks traveled methodically through high-rise public housing ...