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Jakarta says one Indonesian woman infected with Zika virus in Singapore

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 16:35

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An Indonesian woman has been infected with the Zika virus in Singapore, in the first case of the disease affecting an Indonesian national, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry confirmed on Thursday.

[JAKARTA] An Indonesian woman has been infected with the Zika virus in Singapore, in the first case of the disease affecting an Indonesian national, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry confirmed on Thursday.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir said the information was communicated by the Singapore Ministry of Health to the Indonesian Embassy. The woman, whose name and age were not disclosed by officials, is currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Singapore.

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