The first case of imported Zika infection in Singapore was announced on the mainstream media yesterday – a Singaporean permanent resident who had traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil between 27th March and 7th May and who had developed symptoms on 10th May. According to the news report, he is recovering (Zika causes mild disease in […]

Interrupting the febrile neutropenia series to write about Zika virus, which has been in the global news for some months but very recently became a hot topic in the local mainstream news because of the explosive nature of its spread in South America, the new association of this South American strain with microcephaly (in children […]