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Birth of a New Infection

From The Star Online
By LOH FOON FONG

PETALING JAYA: The Aedes mosquitoes have brought about the dreaded dengue fever and now the Zika virus that is also being transmitted through Aedes is feared to cause babies born with deformed brains.

Concern over the Zika virus spread in the Americas has led the World Health Organisation (WHO) to send out an alert for the infection.

The Health Ministry revealed that none of the samples tested had shown any Zika virus infection.

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