30 Aug '16, 5pm

The number of Zika cases in Singapore has surged to 82.

The number of Zika cases in Singapore has surged to 82.

The number of Zika cases in Singapore has surged to 82, the government said on Tuesday, as the mosquito-fighting effort continued in a bid to curb the spread of the disease. Singapore's Ministry of Health and National Environment Agency confirmed 26 new local infections -- the majority around the eastern Aljunied suburb where most of the other cases have been clustered. Many of the initial cases were foreign workers on a condominium project. Zika, which has been detected in 58 countries and particularly Brazil, causes only mild symptoms for most people, such as fever and a rash. But in pregnant women, Zika can cause microcephaly, a deformation in which babies are born with abnormally small brains and heads. The city-state has in recent days waged war on mosquitoes, with teams of NEA inspectors visiting homes to check for mosquito breeding sites while pest controllers have ...

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