Singapore says confirms 26 more local transmission Zika cases

By REUTERS
September 3, 2016 14:35

SINGAPORE - Singapore confirmed 26 more cases of locally-transmitted Zika infections, the health ministry and National Environment Agency said in a joint statement on Saturday, bringing the tally to 215.

The Zika virus was detected in Brazil last year and has since spread across the Americas. It poses a risk to pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects.


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