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MOH Singapore to monitor babies born to Zika-infected women until age 3
 

MOH Singapore to monitor babies born to Zika-infected women until age 3

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The Ministry of Health has announced on that babies born to women who were previously infected with Zika during pregnancy will be monitored until the age of three, as researchers have found that the virus may affect babies up to one year.
 
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2 Jan 2017 - General
 
This is a very good move by the Singapore government. We do not know much about the Zika virus, and there in fact could me more serious long term consequences that we do not know now. Following up these children for 3 or more years allows health auth...
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I think that this is a good decision that was made by the Ministry of Health of Singapore. It is important to do surveillance checkups for these children since knowledge on the pathophysiology of Zika infection is still in the Grey area. I think that...
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It is again best effort by MOH Singapore to trace the children who are born to zika infected mother because zika virus can affect the infants up to one year. MOH will monitor the children up to three years. All activities of such children will be clo...
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