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Picture The Straits Times  (MIND & BODY)  13/02/2018
women who contracted Zika during their pregnancy. Nevertheless, Associate Professor Teoh Yee Leong, a public health physician and chief executive of SCRI, said: "It is very important for us to have a potential Zika therapeutics in the future to tackle the threat of Zika infection." Singapore is at risk of Zika transmissions because of
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Picture The Straits Times  (SCIENCE)  14/06/2018
Bioinformatics Institute sequenced the viral RNA for the Zika virus. In collaboration with colleagues from other local agencies and institutes, we adapted our expertise in dengue genomics to study Zika samples from Singapore. We found that the Zika outbreak here was due to a strain of Zika that was from South-east Asia – and not from Brazil
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Picture The Straits Times  (SCIENCE)  27/04/2019
that can open it. Similarly, mapping the shapes and structures of the dengue and Zika viruses will boost understanding of their biology, and contribute significantly towards designing drug treatments targeted at these viruses." Both dengue and Zika are flaviviruses spread by the Aedes mosquito. There are no effective treatments for either
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Picture The Straits Times  (SCIENCE)  18/01/2018
for dengue but for Zika and yellow fever as well," Prof Luo said. Professor Ooi Eng Eong, deputy director of Duke-NUS Medical School's Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme, said the NTU finding is an important step forward in improving the understanding of how a key viral protein complex from the Zika virus works. "Their
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Picture The Straits Times  (HOME)  27/07/2017
products from unapproved sources is a $50,000 fine and/or up to two years' jail. mklee@sph.com.sg Samantha Boh A new Zika cluster has emerged, in Serangoon North Avenue 1 where three new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection surfaced. All three cases involve residents in the vicinity, the National Environment Agency
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Picture The Straits Times  (FULL PAGE ADS)  28/03/2018
witnessing a spike in Zika virus infections at the end of August 2016, Ms Foo Jee Buay, 65, the then Vice-Chairman of Kolam Ayer Sims Vista Residents' Committee (RC), experienced first-hand the importance of collective action from residents in keeping their surroundings free of stagnant water and to prevent mosquito breeding. The Zika virus, like the dengue
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Picture Berita Harian  (FULL PAGE ADS)  28/03/2018
jangkitan virus Zika pada akhir Ogos 2016, Cik Foo Jee Buay, 65 tahun, yang ketika itu Naib Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Penduduk (RC) Kolam Ayer Sims Vista, mengalami sendiri betapa pentingnya tindakan kolektif daripada para penduduk untuk menjadikan persekitaran mereka sentiasa bebas daripada air yang bertakung dan mencegah pembiakan nyamuk. Virus Zika, seperti
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Picture The Straits Times  (INSIGHT)  18/11/2018
border with India, meaning that people can move freely between the two countries, and Zika cases there have been on the rise. "There has been an emergence of Zika in neighbouring countries like India and Bangladesh," Dr Dhimal added. "At any time, we might get a Zika case as well." linettel@sph.com.sg gavinfoo@sph.com.sg CHITWAN (Nepal) • In October
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Picture The Straits Times  (HOME)  25/10/2018
Technological University (NTU) have come up with a drug that could kill the mosquito-borne Zika virus before severe infection sets in. The drug, which took six years to develop, was also found to be able to tackle viral infections in the brain – an important feature as Zika typically targets the brain and central nervous system. Associate Professor Nam-Joon
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Picture The Straits Times  (SCIENCE)  07/06/2018
with a Zika drug – an antibody it has named Tyzivumab – that was fit for clinical trials in just nine months. The company is wrapping up phase 1a trials, which it started in February – where the drug was tested for safety and dosage on healthy volunteers – and will be embarking on phase 1b to test the drug on Zika patients
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