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Singapore: Zika Infection Rise to 381

by Sheela Philomena on  September 19, 2016 at 10:43 PM Tropical Disease News   - G J E 4
21 new Zika cases has brought the total number in Singapore to 381, said authorities.

The National Environment Agency (NEA) said that among these newly reported cases, none were reported on Monday.
Singapore: Zika Infection Rise to 381
Singapore: Zika Infection Rise to 381
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There are now nine Zika clusters in Singapore, as two cases emerged in a new cluster at Hougang Avenue 7 over the weekend, Xinhua news agency reported.

‘Zika infections in Singapore jump to 381; urges immediate action to stop Zika virus disease.’
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Three new cases were in the initial cluster in Aljunied/Sims Drive, which has reported 286 cases so far while another two cases were detected in Elite Terrace cluster, bringing the total number of cases there to 13.

The first case of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in Singapore was detected on August 27.



Source: IANS
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