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31 Aug 2016

Local #Zika cases in #Singapore jump to 115; first #pregnant woman diagnosed (CNA, August 31 2016)


Title: Local #Zika cases in #Singapore jump to 115; first #pregnant woman diagnosed.

Subject: Zika Virus, ongoing vector-borne transmission in Singapore.

Source: Channel News Asia, full page: (LINK).

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Local Zika cases in Singapore jump to 115; first pregnant woman diagnosed

Posted 31 Aug 2016 22:43 - Updated 31 Aug 2016 23:26

SINGAPORE: A total of 115 Zika infections has been confirmed in Singapore, including the first pregnant woman in the country to be diagnosed with the virus, the Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint briefing on Wednesday evening (Aug 31). The authorities also identified a new potential cluster at Bedok North Avenue 3, and also confirmed 24 new cases, most of which are from the existing cluster.



Keywords: Singapore; Zika Virus.