The research team of WCM-Q’s Institute for Population Health surveyed 446 people in Qatar from GCC or other Middle Eastern countries and asked a range of questions about Zika.
More than half of young Brazilian women have shunned pregnancy due to Zika, which can cause birth defects, according to research released on Friday.
Pregnant women living in areas of Thailand prone to Zika outbreaks are to be tested for the virus, the Thai Health Ministry said on Monday.
Thailand confirmed on Friday that the Zika virus had caused two cases of microcephaly, a condition that results in babies being born with small heads, the first time it has been linked to Zika in Southeast Asia.
Health and city officials in Thailand downplayed risks from rising infections from the mosquito-borne Zika virus, and expressed concern that disclosing information would damage its tourism industry.
The number of cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Singapore reached 258 on Monday, with health authorities warning it is no longer contained in one part of the city-state and likely to spread further.