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Free online educational portal on dengue and the Zika virus launched

Free online educational portal on dengue and the Zika virus launched

SINGAPORE - An educational portal on mosquito-borne diseases was launched on Sunday (May 22), giving people easy access to information on dengue and the Zika virus, as well as how to prevent it from spreading. Developed by global life science company Bayer, in collaboration with the National Environment Agency and the South West Community Development Council, the Bayer Dengue Learning Lab was designed to make learning fun. It comes with a "virtual trainer" that guides users through the different components within the portal, as well as interactive quizzes. The learning portal will be made available in all schools within the South West District. People can also access it for free on computers and tablet devices at http://bit.ly/BayerDengueSG . At its launch at New Town Secondary School on Sunday morning, Mayor of South West District Low Yen Ling reminded students and grassr...

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