According to the report, 3 September the Malaysian government has officially recognized two facts of Zika virus infection, including one death of the 61-year-old patient. The Ministry of Health of Malaysia stressed that the spread of the virus began from Singapore in late August of this year.
The Government of Singapore on September 6 confirmed the fact of 242 people with Zika virus. “The most widespread areas of Zika virus include India, China, Indonesia, Nigeria, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines. Yet the virus also spread to Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea and other countries in the region,” the report says.