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Zika under-reported in South-east Asia, say regional specialists

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 05:50

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The Jakarta-based Eijkman Institute, the main body testing for Zika in Indonesia, said that it tested only 1,000 people in the past year - a tiny number in South-east Asia's most populous country.

Bangkok

THE spread of the Zika virus across tropical South-east Asia is likely to be significantly under-reported as local health authorities fail to conduct adequate screening, regional specialists said on Monday.

International travel hub Singapore has to date 56 locally-

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