Sept 29 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention said it has issued a travel advisory urging pregnant
women to postpone non-essential travel to 11 Southeast Asian
countries in connection with the Zika virus.
The 11 countries are Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia,
Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, East Timor and
Zika, which is mainly a mosquito-borne disease, was first
detected in Brazil last year and has been spreading globally.
(Reporting by Dipika Jain in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak