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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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Article Fighting Zika
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LITTLE RED DOT)  09/02/2016
bigathome ACTIVITY BY RACHEL TAN ST, Jan 28 Singapore steps up fight against Zika virus By Jalelah Abu Baker The Ministry of Health and National Environment Agency (NEA) will be introducing measures to guard against the Zika virus taking hold here. Although there have been no detected cases in Singapore, the agencies said in a statement   (618 words)
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Article Beware Zika
By: HO YAN HAO,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  06/02/2016
The Zika virus, suspected to be responsible for birth defects, is spreading fast and has reached Indonesia. Infographics journalist HO YAN HAO (hoyanhao@sph.com.sg ) illustrates how the virus affects humans The Zika virus is at our doorstep. Taiwan confirmed a case of the virus infection on Jan 19, while a 27-year-old man on Indonesia's Sumatra   (411 words)
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Article TACKLING ZIKA
The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  02/09/2016
Inter-Agency Dengue Task Force National Environment Agency: Worked with the members of the Inter-Agency Dengue Task Force to step up vector control operations within the Zika clusters. Town councils: Stepped up their cleaning and larviciding of potential breeding habitats. Ministry of Education: Geylang Methodist primary and secondary schools   (153 words)
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Article About the Zika virus
By: JUDITH TAN,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  22/01/2016
What is the Zika virus? The virus first got its name from the Zika forest in Uganda where scientists first identified it in 1947. It is spread by the Aedes mosquito, which also spreads the dengue and chikungunya viruses. What are the signs and symptoms of a Zika infection? Symptoms begin three to seven days after being bitten by an infected   (268 words)
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Online Zika: Empat kes baru
Berita Harian Online  Berita Harian Online  (SETEMPAT)  13/09/2016
pengasapan sahaja mempunyai "manfaat terhad" dan "tidak boleh menghentikan masalah ini". Mulai Isnin (12 Sep), pihak berkuasa akan mengeluarkan kemas kini Zika setiap hari di laman web NEA di www.nea.gov.sg/zika-clusters.   (214 words)
Article Aljunied Zika cluster closed
The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  19/10/2016
this month. The public was notified of the cluster on Aug 27 and 298 Zika cases were reported. A total of 128 mosquito breeding habitats, 60 of them in homes and 68 in common areas and other premises, were detected and destroyed during NEA inspections. NEA said active Zika clusters remain at Ubi Avenue 1 and Jalan Chengkak/Jalan Raya. They were   (317 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)
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