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Singapore reports 38 new cases of Zika virus

by September 2, 2016 General

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore reported 38 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection on Friday.

Authorities in Singapore, a regional financial centre and transit hub, said they had detected 189 people with the Zika virus in total, including two pregnant woman.

The first locally transmitted Zika infection was reported on Saturday.

(Writing by Robert Birsel; editing by Nick Macfie)