27 Aug '16, 5pm

Concerned about the latest #Zika virus infection? Here are 5 things u shld know:

Concerned about the latest #Zika virus infection? Here are 5 things u shld know:

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) have confirmed several cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection, some of whom have recovered. They are not known to have travelled to Zika-affected areas recently and are thus likely to have been infected in Singapore. 1. What is the Singapore Government doing about the locally transmitted cases? Screening and remaining alert MOH will continue to screen the close contacts of confirmed cases. All suspect cases will be isolated pending confirmation of the blood test results. All GPs, polyclinics and hospitals have been alerted and are to immediately report patients with symptoms associated with Zika virus infection to MOH. MOH and NEA will also alert residents in the vicinity to seek medical attention should they develop symptoms. Isolation For now, as an added precaution, all suspect cases of Zika v...

Full article: https://www.gov.sg/factually/content/5-things-to-know-abo...

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