Dengue & Zika



Dengue Fever is one of the most common mosquito-borne viral diseases in the world.

Dengue Fever is an illness caused by infection with a virus transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. There are four serotypes of this virus (DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3 and DEN-4) which can infect you.

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The Zika virus is transmitted by the Aedes mosquito, similar to dengue. Mosquito prevention and control remains key to reducing the transmission of the Zika virus.

Aligned to our dengue control approach, NEA will continue to work with stakeholders and the community to reduce mosquito breeding.

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Areas with Higher Aedes aegpyti Mosquito Population

The female Aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary vector of dengue and Zika in Singapore. View the map showing areas with relatively higher Aedes aegypti mosquito population detected by NEA Gravitraps Surveillance System.

Residents living in areas with relatively higher Aedes aegypti mosquito population are urged to help reduce the mosquito population by regularly practising the 5-step Mozzie Wipeout.

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