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.
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.
Singapore on Monday confirmed more Zika infections, bringing the total number of cases past 50 as mosquito-fighting teams saturated the scene of the outbreak amid growing public alarm.
The Brazilian military men surrounded the white bucket and moved in - the Zika-transmitting mosquito larvae didn’t stand a chance.
The tiny South Pacific island nation of Tonga has declared an outbreak of the Zika virus after five cases of the mosquito-borne illness were confirmed and another 259 suspected, the country's chief medical officer said.