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332 results found for: zika
Picture The Straits Times  (SCIENCE)  17/02/2017
having a Zika infection after contracting dengue is worse compared with just having a Zika infection on its own. A cohort study of people who contracted Zika while having an immunity to dengue is currently under way in Brazil by a different team of researchers. The result of this study is expected in one to two years' time. The symptoms of Zika infections
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Picture The Straits Times  (INSIGHT)  14/05/2017
babies as they grow is uncertain, because all the children born to Zika-infected mothers are still toddlers. The CDC has identified that 1,311 women who were pregnant in the US in the past year were possibly infected with Zika; 56 of their children were born with Zika-related birth defects. In seven cases, the pregnancies ended early, and
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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  (WORLD)  03/02/2017
Clarke. To date, 29 countries have reported thousands of babies born with Zika-linked microcephaly. Angola last month said that it had recorded its first two cases of Zika. In Singapore, the Ministry of Health said that as of Dec 27, 17 pregnant women were known to have had Zika. Four of them have given birth, and their babies show no signs of microcephaly
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Picture The Straits Times  (HOME)  26/04/2017
transmission of the virus, if there are mosquitoes in the area. Most people infected with the Zika virus do not develop symptoms, which heightens the risk of a Zika resurgence as it may take some time before a reintroduced Zika virus is detected. NEA requested residents to allow its officers to carry out inspections and indoor
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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  (HOME)  08/04/2017
Goy and Tang Fan Xi Just a year or two after her son had dengue, she contracted Zika. Both diseases are mosquito-borne. So the positive Zika diagnosis did not come as a surprise to Ms Hong Hai Cheng, 46, one of two residents with the virus in the second Zika cluster of the year, in Flower Road/Hendry Close. The Hendry Close resident
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Picture The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  31/03/2017
they had Zika on Tuesday, their first thought was about their neighbours. "I know there are two pregnant mothers living nearby and I didn't want them to be in any danger," said Madam Yeoh. The positive Zika diagnosis for her and her husband, who live in a four-storey terraced house in Kovan, meant they formed a Zika cluster
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Picture The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  31/03/2017
they had Zika on Tuesday, their first thought was about their neighbours. "I know there are two pregnant mothers living nearby and I didn't want them to be in any danger," said Madam Yeoh. The positive Zika diagnosis for her and her husband, who live in a four-storey terraced house in Kovan, meant they formed a Zika cluster
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Picture The Straits Times  (HOME)  31/03/2017
how the Zika virus damages an unborn foetus' brain, conducted by Prof Lisa Ng from A*Star's Singapore Immunology Network and Prof Jerry Chan from KKH, is the first to look at the effects of a Zika infection on human foetal tissue. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN Police nab almost 200 loan shark, scam suspects Researchers uncover how Zika may be
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