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Hong Kong scientists report breakthrough antidote for viral diseases

Hong Kong scientists claim they have made a potential breakthrough discovery in the fight against infectious diseases — a chemical that could slow the spread of deadly viral illnesses.

Zika virus outbreak affects 72 people in India

Zika virus outbreak in India is turning out to be worse in 2018, with 72 people being diagnosed with the infection, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

Research: Zika virus likely cure for brain cancer

The report was published on Tuesday by researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, who have been researching into the Zika virus for years, trying to figure out how the virus attacks the brain.

Scientists develop new tool to target mosquito-borne Zika virus

Dr Maggy Sikulu-Lord, a University of Queensland researcher, on Thursday, said scientists have developed cheap tool that could rapidly identify mosquitoes infected with the dangerous Zika virus.

First Zika case of 2018 reported in Singapore

After nearly four months without a reported case of Zika virus infection, the first case of 2018 was confirmed, last Thursday.

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Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

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