Malaysia detects first case of locally transmitted Zika

September 3, 2016 12:07

KUALA LUMPUR  - The Malaysian health ministry on Saturday said it has detected the first case of a locally transmitted Zika infection in a 61-year-old man in the state of Sabah.

On Thursday, Malaysia confirmed the first imported case of Zika in a 58-year-old woman who had visited Singapore, where the number of Zika infected cases had risen to 189 on Friday.

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