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Zika outbreak


Karnataka govt ups border vigil, issues prevention guidelines after Kerala reports Zika virus cases

July 10, 2021 5:26 pm

The government has alerted the border districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Chamarajanagar to be more vigilant.

Rajasthan on alert as 55 people test positive for Zika virus in Jaipur

October 13, 2018 9:03 pm

A team of the National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR) collected fresh mosquito samples from various parts of Jaipur.

Rajasthan: 29 people test positive in biggest Zika outbreak in history of India

October 10, 2018 4:00 am

According to the officials, the first case of Zika Virus was reported on September 23, following which tests by the authorities established traces of the virus in the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes on September 26.

WHO reports first 3 cases of Zika virus in India, all from Gujarat

May 28, 2017 10:37 am

Zika virus cases: "This report is important as it describes the first cases of Zika virus infections and provides evidence on the circulation of the virus in India," WHO said.

US-Brazil teams probe link between Zika and microcephaly

February 23, 2016 11:37 am

The researchers will take blood samples from mothers and babies that will be sent to labs in Brazil and the United States to test for Zika and dengue.

Brazil: 2,20,000 armed forces personnel deployed to fight Zika

February 14, 2016 7:44 am

The president visited three homes and chatted with residents about the importance of eliminating the breeding areas for the mosquito.

Zika virus outbreak: WHO declares it a global public health emergency

February 02, 2016 8:48 am

The last time WHO declared a public health emergency was for the devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which killed more than 11,000 people.