September 20, 2021 11:22 am
Those entering the state from Kerala had to undergo RT-PCR tests and carry vaccination certificates and were sent back if they failed the test and did not carry the certificates, Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian said.
August 07, 2021 6:48 pm
Last week, a village in Purandar reported the first case of Zika virus infection in a 50-year-old woman. The detection comes after multiple Zika cases were reported from Kerala.
August 06, 2021 5:50 pm
Mandaviya said that the Union Ministry of Health has prepared and widely disseminated Zika action plan, detailing control and containment activities to be followed in the event of an outbreak.
August 06, 2021 11:09 am
The central team members expressed satisfaction over surveillance measures undertaken by the state and district health authorities at the village.
August 05, 2021 8:59 am
A three-member central team of experts met key officials on Wednesday in Pune and will conduct a field visit at Belsar village in Purandar tehsil, Pune district, on Thursday, where the first case of Zika virus was detected in a 50-year-old woman.
August 03, 2021 9:59 am
The team will work with the state health department and take stock of the situation to assess whether the Union health ministry’s action plan for Zika management is being implemented.
August 02, 2021 12:43 am
Twenty samples sent for testing; aedes aegypti larvae found in 31 homes
August 01, 2021 7:17 am
As part of surveillance, samples of village residents who had fever, and who had reported to the Primary Health Centre at Belsar, were sent to the NIV in Pune.
July 14, 2021 5:37 pm
Some people infected with the virus may show no symptoms, while others may develop symptoms such as fever, mild rash or body aches. In extreme cases, one can also show persistent headache and eye infection for 2-7 days, said Dr Manjeeta Nath Das
July 14, 2021 2:27 am
Health Minister Veena George said an alert has been sounded across Kerala. She said the virus spreads through the bite of the Aedes mosquito and preventive steps will be boosted in districts such as Thiruvananthapuram which reported many incidents of dengue in the last few years.
May 11, 2016 1:42 pm
Portraits of Brazilian mothers and their children, born with microcephaly.
February 06, 2016 3:07 pm
Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the men's singles trophy after winning his final match against Britain's Andy Murray at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park.
February 04, 2016 1:57 pm
As America battles to control the spread of Zika virus, the WHO on Thursday said that the virus is “spreading explosively” in the Americas, which could see up to 4 million cases over the next year.