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Largest Zika cluster in Singapore closed with no new virus cases reported
 

Largest Zika cluster in Singapore closed with no new virus cases reported

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The National Environment Agency of Singapore has urged residents to maintain vigilance despite the recent closure of the first and largest Zika cluster in the country.
 
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21 Oct 2016 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz Heena Pohani Mark Edmon Tan It is inspiring to other countries to control and eradicate Zika and only few countries deserves and neighborhood should get tips in eradication. In India, No new cases not found it seems we controlling...
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This encouraging news from Singapore is expected to inspire many other countries in the region and across the world. Transparency and efficient reporting of infections are mandatory to succeed tackling outbreaks like zika. Perhaps the small size of the country and the effective surveillance helped well in controlling the situation, but these factors may be somehow absent in countries with vast forests and wide spaces like Brazil and Malaysia. It is important to reassure the citizens with the cur...
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Kudos to Singapore's National Environment Agency for nipping Zika in the bud with their hollistic approach. This was a well-planned action against Zika with all efforts concerted on preventing further spread of the infection. Singapore should also be commended for being very transparent to their citizens about the state of the country's Zika infection threat. The government basically told the citizens that this is the certain number of cases but there is no need to panic because we will ...
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The efforts by the NEA are really great. They have managed to successfully control the outbreaks of Zika virus, still considered to be a deadly disease. I hope that some effective measures are taken in India too soon so that it can also be free from the burden of this disease. Still, cases are registered for this disease in many rural areas of India, and I hope that a similar phase like Singapore will come to India also, where few or no traces of this virus will be found. Some effective steps th...
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After all, the efforts of National Environment Agencies (NEA) and local communities are fruitful in fighting against Zika virus in Singapore. NEA is continuously finding and destroying the Aedes mosquitos breeding areas to end the Zika virus infection. NEA is successful in destroying 128 mosquito breeding areas but it does not mean that is all. A continuous and productive effort must be continued to completely eradicate Zika virus infection caused by Aedes mosquitos. NEA has warned for asymptoma...
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