Residents in Serangoon Gardens where Zika cluster is located concerned but prepared

The National Environment Agency confirmed three cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in Hemsley Avenue in Serangoon Gardens, on Sept 13, 2019.
The National Environment Agency confirmed three cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in Hemsley Avenue in Serangoon Gardens, on Sept 13, 2019.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Residents in Serangoon Gardens are concerned about the Zika cluster the authorities confirmed last Friday (Sept 13), but they said they were already taking precautions even before news of the cluster reached them.

Infectious diseases experts said it is not surprising that a Zika cluster has re-emerged but a widespread outbreak here is unlikely.

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