29 Aug '16, 3pm

Singapore Zika cases rise to 56 at one construction site; Malaysia starts border screening

A public service announcement against the spread of Aedes mosquitoes, a carrier for the Zika virus, in the Aljunied Crescent neighborhood of Singapore on Aug. 29. (Roslan Rahman/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) Global health officials stepped up defensive measures against Zika over the weekend as the virus continued to expand its reach at a rapid pace. Singapore reported one of the largest single clusters outside the Americas, confirming 56 infections, mostly among foreign workers at a construction site. On Monday, inspectors armed with insecticide were visiting high-rise public housing buildings to look at toilets and other areas for stagnant water, according to Agence France-Presse . The outbreak in the city-state of Singapore, a hub for Southeast Asia, has alarmed its neighbors. Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam have each seen a case of Zika and hav...

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