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MoPH issues guidelines for pregnant women, new mothers

MoPH issues guidelines for pregnant women, new mothers

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has issued guidance for pregnant women and new mothers in view of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Thailand to test pregnant women in Zika-prone areas

Thailand to test pregnant women in Zika-prone areas

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.

Eight pregnant women among 329 infected by Zika in Singapore

Eight pregnant women among 329 infected by Zika in Singapore

Eight pregnant women have been infected by the Zika virus among the 329 cases in Singapore, the government said on Sunday.

Singapore confirms 27 more Zika cases

Singapore confirms 27 more Zika cases

Singapore authorities on Sunday confirmed 27 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection, bringing the total to 242.

First mosquitoes carrying Zika detected in US

First mosquitoes carrying Zika detected in US

Tests have found the Zika virus in mosquitoes from Miami, the first detected on continental United States, confirming local transmission of the disease, the Florida authorities said.

Singapore battles mosquitoes as Zika cases reach 50

Singapore battles mosquitoes as Zika cases reach 50

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.

HMC gives tips on fasting during pregnancy

HMC gives tips on fasting during pregnancy

Hamad Medical Corporation has advised it is important for pregnant women who are fasting to be aware of how to fast safely as nutrition during pregnancy plays an important role in the health of the mother and baby.

Indian PM asks doctors to treat pregnant women for free

Indian PM asks doctors to treat pregnant women for free

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on doctors to give up 12 days a year to treating poor, pregnant women free of charge, in a speech to mark the anniversary of his government's second year in power.

Mexico says six pregnant women infected with Zika

Mexico says six pregnant women infected with Zika

Mexico has confirmed six pregnant women are infected with the Zika virus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 80, the government said.