Neyla Zannia

MOH : 33 more people diagnosed with Zika virus infection

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in its press release on Wednesday, announced that another 33 people were diagnosed with Zika virus infection as of today (31 August) making the total number of cases to 115. It also identified a potential cluster of Zika virus infection at the Bedok North Avenue 3 area. Among these 33 people, a pregnant woman living in …

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First pregnant woman tested positive for Zika virus infection

Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed the first case of pregnant woman, who lived in the Aljunied Crescent/ Sims Drive, after being tested positive for Zika virus infection today (31 August). MOH held a press conference late on Wednesday night (31 August) and stated that the pregnant woman had been living with someone who also tested positive for Zika. Her doctor …

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10 double decker buses featuring USB charging ports to hit the road on 1 Sept

The Land and Transport Authority (LTA) and Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) released a joint statement on Wednesday (31 August) which said that ten new MAN A95 double-decker buses, featuring USB charging ports will hit the roads tomorrow (1 September). These buses are the first to offer such service in Singapore. These ten buses will be run by Public Transport Operator, …

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MOH issues advisory on pregnant women regarding Zika cases

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) on Zika and Pregnancy advise all pregnant women in Singapore with symptoms of Zika (fever and rash and other symptoms such as red eyes or joint pain), as well as those (with or without symptoms) with male partners who are Zika-positive, to be tested for Zika virus infection, regardless …

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Countries issuing travel warnings on Singapore due to Zika-virus

United Kingdom (UK), Taiwan, Australia, United States (US), and South Korea have issued travel warnings, especially for pregnant women or women who are planning to be pregnant, to not take a trip to Singapore. Just yesterday, the government reported 82 confirmed cases of the locally transmitted infected cases, and it had warned that some cases will be unlikely uncovered these …

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