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New Zika cluster in Singapore, while company in Malaysia charged for breeding Aedes mosquitoes
 

New Zika cluster in Singapore, while company in Malaysia charged for breeding Aedes mosquitoes

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A new Zika cluster has been identified in the Little India district, while in Malaysia, a construction company was fined RM45,000 for breeding Aedes mosquito larva at a project site in Taman Shamelin.
 
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22 Oct 2016 - General
 
Singapore has identified a new cluster of Zika virus that shows Aedes mosquitos are still present in Singapore even after tough efforts conducted by NEA. In Malaysia, WHO has praised the country’s effort to eradicate Aedes mosquitos from country to end the infections caused by Zika virus. It is another quite productive effort to charge the construction company under ‘Destruction of Disease Bearing Insect Act 1975’ due to presence of Aedes mosquito breeding area in the water tank at the project s...
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