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Zika in Singapore: 31 new cases confirmed, raising numbers of those infected to 151
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Zika in Singapore: 31 new cases confirmed, raising numbers of those infected to 151

Thirty-one new cases of Zika have been confirmed in Singapore, raising to 151 the number of persons infected by the mosquito-borne virus in the Southeast Asian city-state, the government said on Friday.

Malaysia: First suspected case of Zika reported
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Malaysia: First suspected case of Zika reported

The Aedes mosquito-borne Zika has been detected in 67 countries and territories, with Brazil the hardest hit.

Zika in Singapore: 13 Indians test positive
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Zika in Singapore: 13 Indians test positive

Thirteen Indians have tested positive for Zika in Singapore as the city-state grapples with rising number of the mosquito-borne disease.

Zika in Singapore: 115 cases reported, pregnant woman tests positive
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Zika in Singapore: 115 cases reported, pregnant woman tests positive

Singapore's first locally-transmitted Zika case was that of a 47-year-old Malaysian woman which came to light late last month.

Rio Olympics 2016: Indian runners return home with fever; Zika not ruled out
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Rio Olympics 2016: Indian runners return home with fever; Zika not ruled out

Sudha Singh has been diagnosed with viral infection in Bengaluru after returning from the Rio Olympics 2016, with the possibility of her contracting Zika not being ruled out.

Zika virus spreads to Miami Beach, prompts US to expand travel cautions
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Zika virus spreads to Miami Beach, prompts US to expand travel cautions

The new warnings represent a challenge to Florida's multibillion dollar tourism industry, with Miami Beach accounting for nearly half of visitor stays in the Greater Miami area. They also heighten concerns over Zika's spread in the continental United States.

Rio Olympics 2016: WFI confirms wrestler Babita Kumari is in recovery mode following Zika virus scare
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Rio Olympics 2016: WFI confirms wrestler Babita Kumari is in recovery mode following Zika virus scare

The Indian Olympic contingent suffered a Zika virus scare after Babita Kumari developed high fever but the WFI on Saturday confirmed that the wrestler is on the road to recovery.

Rio 2016: Andy Murray downplays Zika, absence of key stars ahead of Olympic gold defence
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Rio 2016: Andy Murray downplays Zika, absence of key stars ahead of Olympic gold defence

Andy Murray shrugged off the potential threat of the Zika virus as well as the absence of two of his leading rivals on Tuesday as he prepared to defend his Olympic title.

Olympics 2016: Bryan brothers withdraw from Rio Games, citing health concerns
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Olympics 2016: Bryan brothers withdraw from Rio Games, citing health concerns

The formidable United States pairing of Bob and Mike Bryan won't defend the doubles Olympic gold they won in London, citing health concerns in withdrawing from the Rio Games on Saturday.

Road to Rio: Can golfer Shiv Chawrasia capitalise on a thin lineup at Olympics 2016?
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Road to Rio: Can golfer Shiv Chawrasia capitalise on a thin lineup at Olympics 2016?

Golf makes a triumphant return to the Rio Olympics after a gap of 112 years and Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia leads India’s strong contingent.

Rio 2016 Olympic village will be resolved by the end of the week, say Brazil organisers
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Rio 2016 Olympic village will be resolved by the end of the week, say Brazil organisers

Blocked toilets, dangerous wiring and other problems in Rio's Olympic Village will be resolved by the end of the week, Brazil organisers said.

Brazilian researchers discover Zika virus in common mosquito ahead of Olympics
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Brazilian researchers discover Zika virus in common mosquito ahead of Olympics

Brazilian researchers on Thursday announced that they have found signs of Zika virus in a common mosquito which belongs to a different species from the insect known to be the primary means of transmission.

Don't want to have a 'sad life' because of one week: Tomas Berdych over Rio Olympics Zika concern
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Don't want to have a 'sad life' because of one week: Tomas Berdych over Rio Olympics Zika concern

Tomas Berdych would rather skip the Rio Olympics than take even the slightest chance of contracting the Zika virus and potentially pass along birth defects to the children he wants.

Olympics 2016: Lack of prize money, and not Zika, reason for golfers pulling-out, says head of Rio games
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Olympics 2016: Lack of prize money, and not Zika, reason for golfers pulling-out, says head of Rio games

The head of Rio Olympics says world's top four male golfers have withdrawn from the games because there is no money to be won — not because of Zika virus.

Another tennis star opts out: Tomas Berdych pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concern
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Another tennis star opts out: Tomas Berdych pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concern

World number eight Tomas Berdych on Saturday pulled out of the Olympics due to concerns over the Zika virus, just a day after fellow top 10 stars Milos Raonic and Simona Halep also withdrew over similar health concerns.

Olympics 2016: Shot putter Inderjeet Singh brushes aside Zika virus fears in Rio
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Olympics 2016: Shot putter Inderjeet Singh brushes aside Zika virus fears in Rio

Indian shot put hopeful Inderjeet Singh just brushed Zika fears aside and said that it was unlikely to trouble the India's 100-plus contingent at the 2016 Olympics.

Olympics 2016: Rio struggling to find its vibe less than a month ahead of Games
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Olympics 2016: Rio struggling to find its vibe less than a month ahead of Games

Rio de Janeiro hosts the Olympics in less than four weeks, but crime and economic crisis mean the party-loving city is glum and struggling to find its vibe.

Rio 2016: I have no intentions of missing out on Olympics, says Rafael Nadal
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Rio 2016: I have no intentions of missing out on Olympics, says Rafael Nadal

Nadal has said that he had no intention of missing out on the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro despite battling a wrist injury and fears over the Zika virus.

Researchers develop cheap $2 saliva sample test to help curb Zika menace
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Researchers develop cheap $2 saliva sample test to help curb Zika menace

Scientists have now developed a new $2 test that has been found in the lab to accurately detect low levels of the virus in saliva.