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Article Zika cluster at Bishan St 12 is first to be 'closed'
By: ANNABETH LEOW,   My Paper  My Paper  (TOPSTORIES)  29/09/2016
THE Zika cluster at Bishan Street 12 was declared closed yesterday by the National Environment Agency (NEA). It is   (194 words)
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Online Isolation of Zika cases to end; MOH to subsidise Zika testing for all S'poreans with symptoms
By: CHEW HUI MIN,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  05/09/2016
zika0309.jpg Related StoryAfter 11-hour wait, relief as actress tests negative for Zika ST_20160903_BYCONTROL03_2569915.jpg Related StoryZika outbreak: Residents doing their part by staying vigilant zika0303.jpg Related StoryZika outbreak: Landscape firms chip in to prevent Zika spread   (2929 words)
Article Too early to tell if Zika will hit S'pore economy hard, say observers / Too early to tell if Zika will hit the economy hard
By: SOON WEILUN,   The Business Times  The Business Times  (FRONT PAGE)  31/08/2016
severely hit here. "But in terms of transmission, mortality and potential consequences, Zika is really far from Sars; we're not talking about the same disease here," he told BT on Tuesday. Singapore has been grappling with dozens of newly-reported cases of Zika infection ever since the first locally-transmitted case was reported last Saturday.   (941 words)
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Asia News Network Two new Zika cases
By: PHATHINYA IAMTAN ARYUTHAI NON,   The Nation (Thailand)  The Nation (Thailand)/Asia News Network  (THE NATION)  22/06/2016
eradicate mosquito-breeding grounds and spray the area with mosquito-killing agents," the organisation's chief Natee Damrong said yesterday. Spread by mosquitoes, Zika usually causes mild symptoms such as fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis, but in severe cases it may cause brain damage or even death. The disease is of a particular   (5759 words)
Asia News Network Zika: frequently asked questions
By: DR ON-UMAR BANPAMAI,   The Nation (Thailand)  The Nation (Thailand)/Asia News Network  (THE NATION)  17/10/2016
chance of contracting the virus. A detailed list of all the countries with endemic Zika can be found at: What are the symptoms and warning signs? The incubation period is between three and 12 days. Symptoms of the Zika virus include:  Fever of around 37.8 to 38.5 Celsius in adults  Rash   (135 words)
Article Questions about Zika
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  30/08/2016
mother has Zika is still unknown. It can depend on many factors, including when the mother was infected and how serious the microcephaly is. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends an ultrasound between 28 and 30 weeks. Q I am a woman who has been infected with Zika. Will it affect my future pregnancies? A This is unlikely as Zika stays   (523 words)
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Article Pregnancy and Zika: Q&A
Tabla  Tabla  (SINGAPORE)  02/09/2016
antibodies in the blood) for Zika. If I am pregnant and my male partner tests positive for Zika, do I need to get tested if I do not have any symptoms? If you have had sexual intercourse with your partner, you should consult a doctor and inform the doctor of possible exposure to Zika so that he/she can arrange for Zika testing. If I am pregnant   (1317 words)
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Article Zika Risk Governance and Climate Change
By: JONATAN A. LASSA,   RSIS Commentaries  RSIS Commentaries  05/02/2016
establish organised responses and resources to contain the epidemic from spreading. What is Zika? Zika is derived from the Zika forest of Uganda, first found in 1947. Experts suspect that the Aedes mosquitos became the host after sucking the blood of monkeys in Zika forest. Such model of disease transmission has invited greater attention in zoonitic studies  
Article Zika: Apa anda perlu tahu
By: ZURAIMI MOHAMED DAHLAN,   Berita Harian  Berita Harian  (WACANA)  16/02/2016
Sistem daya tahan manusia dapat mengatasinya setelah dijangkiti virus Zika sama seperti virus denggi dan virus chikungunya (CHIKV). Namun, sistem daya tahan manusia tidak dapat menghentikan virus Zika daripada merebak kepada janin dalam kandungan ibu yang dijangkiti virus Zika. KESAN AWAL Jika anda melawat negara terbabit dan mengalami gejala   (842 words)
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Article Zika virus being monitored closely
By: JUDITH TAN,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  25/01/2016
the Health Ministry (MOH) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) have been monitoring the Zika virus situation in Latin America closely and are actively considering precautionary measures against the virus here. South America is seeing a widespread Zika virus outbreak, especially in Brazil. The virus has also been detected previously in small   (409 words)
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