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Yogi Government Intensifies Door-To Door Checking For Zika Virus

Yogi Government Intensifies Door-To Door Checking For Zika Virus

According to the government spokesman, health workers have been paying door-to-door visits to identify patients with viral fever, vector-borne diseases and with other symptoms.

17 November 2021
Deputy CM Sisodia Says Delhi Govt Is  Alert As UP Reports Surge In Zika Virus Cases

Deputy CM Sisodia Says Delhi Govt Is Alert As UP Reports Surge In Zika Virus Cases

Thirty more people have tested positive for Zika virus in Kanpur on Friday, taking the total number of those infected in Kanpur district to 66, including nine...

06 November 2021

Explainer | Why 66 Positive Zika Virus Cases Have Caused Alarm In Uttar Pradesh

Health officials in Uttar Pradesh have been asked to step up surveillance and ensure door-to-door sampling and testing for Zika virus after 30 new cases were...

Zika Virus: Govt Sends High-Level Team To Kanpur After UP Logs First Case

Zika Virus: Govt Sends High-Level Team To Kanpur After UP Logs First Case

A 57-year-old man from Kanpur who tested positive for the Zika virus on October 22 became Uttar Pradesh's first Zika virus patient.

25 October 2021

UP: First Zika Virus Case Reported In Kanpur, IAF Officer Infected

The first case of Zika Virus in Uttar Pradesh has been reported in Kanpur. A warrant officer of Indian Air Force was diagnosed with the infection on Saturday,...

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01 August 2021
Maharashtra Reports Its 1st Case Of Zika Virus After A 50-Year-Old Woman Tests Positive

Maharashtra Reports Its 1st Case Of Zika Virus After A 50-Year-Old Woman Tests Positive

While appealing to people to not panic, state government officials said that the woman has completely recovered from the infection


21 July 2021
Zika Virus Update: 3 More Test Positive In Kerala, Total Reported Cases 41

Zika Virus Update: 3 More Test Positive In Kerala, Total Reported Cases 41

Two residents of Anayara aged 26 years and 37 years and one person (25) from Pettah were diagnosed with Zika, the minister said in a release.


20 July 2021
Kerala Logs Another Zika Virus Infection, Caseload Rises To 38

Kerala Logs Another Zika Virus Infection, Caseload Rises To 38

According to state health minister Veena George, of the 38 cases, only eight are active.


19 July 2021
Kerala’s Zika Virus Caseload Rises To 37 As Two More People Test Positive

Kerala’s Zika Virus Caseload Rises To 37 As Two More People Test Positive

According to Kerala Health Minister Veena George, of the 37 cases, seven are active and the health of all the infected persons is ‘satisfactory’


15 July 2021
Zika Virus Outbreak: Five More People Test Positive In Kerala

Zika Virus Outbreak: Five More People Test Positive In Kerala

A cluster of Zika virus disease has been identified within a 3 kilometre radius in the state’s capital city, Thiruvananthapuram.


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15 July 2021
No Third Wave In Kerala, Expecting Curve To Come Down In Two Weeks: Health Minister Veena George

No Third Wave In Kerala, Expecting Curve To Come Down In Two Weeks: Health Minister Veena George

Speaking to Outlook, Veena George also dispelled reports that the state is on the brink of a possible third wave of the pandemic.


14 July 2021
Zika Virus Cluster Identified In Thiruvananthapuram

Zika Virus Cluster Identified In Thiruvananthapuram

Steps are being taken for the extermination of mosquitoes in the area to prevent its spread to other places, Health Minister Veena George said.


13 July 2021
Zika Virus: Cases Rise To 21 As Two More Test Positive In Kerala

Zika Virus: Cases Rise To 21 As Two More Test Positive In Kerala

Kerala Health Minister Veena George confirmed the two new infections, urging people to be vigilant amid the rising number of positive Zika virus cases in the...


09 July 2021
Zika Outbreak: Kerala On Alert After 13 More Virus Cases Confirmed

Zika Outbreak: Kerala On Alert After 13 More Virus Cases Confirmed

The Centre has rushed a team of experts to the state to monitor the situation.


09 July 2021
Kerala Reports First Zika Virus Case, 24-Year-Old Patient Stable

Kerala Reports First Zika Virus Case, 24-Year-Old Patient Stable

Of the 19 samples sent from Thiruvananthapuram, 13 health workers, including doctors, are suspected to be positive for Zika


23 October 2018
Zika Virus Cases Reaches 120 In Rajasthan, Survey Teams Deployed To Spread Awareness

Zika Virus Cases Reaches 120 In Rajasthan, Survey Teams Deployed To Spread Awareness

The Zika virus disease, a mosquito-borne viral infection is caused by a virus transmitted primarily by Aedes mosquitoes, which bite during the day.


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21 October 2018
6 Tested Positive, Zika Cases Reach 123 In Rajasthan

6 Tested Positive, Zika Cases Reach 123 In Rajasthan

Six more people tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur district, 105 have recovered after treatment.


20 October 2018
Eight Tested Positive For Zika Virus, Cases Rise To 117 In Rajasthan

Eight Tested Positive For Zika Virus, Cases Rise To 117 In Rajasthan

The state health department also formed a five-member committee on Saturday to investigate, examine and track Zika virus disease in pregnant patients of first...


20 October 2018
Rajasthan Govt Gets Cautious As Zika Virus Cases Reach 100 In Jaipur

Rajasthan Govt Gets Cautious As Zika Virus Cases Reach 100 In Jaipur

After the outbreak of Zika virus in Rajasthan, the state government is leaving no stone unturned to take precautionary measures to control the disease from...


17 October 2018
As Zika Virus Cases Rise To 86, Medical Research Team Rushes To Jaipur

As Zika Virus Cases Rise To 86, Medical Research Team Rushes To Jaipur

The first case surfaced on September 22, when an 85-year-old woman with no recent travel history tested positive for the disease.


16 October 2018
Zika Cases Rise To 80 In Rajasthan, Centre Asks NCDC To Monitor Cases On Daily Basis

Zika Cases Rise To 80 In Rajasthan, Centre Asks NCDC To Monitor Cases On Daily Basis

Zika is caused by the aedes aegypti mosquito, which also transmits dengue and chikungunya and breeds in open, stagnant water.


13 October 2018
51 Tested Positive For Zika Virus In Rajasthan, 170 Monitoring Teams Deployed

51 Tested Positive For Zika Virus In Rajasthan, 170 Monitoring Teams Deployed

The first case had surfaced on September 22 when an 85-year-old woman with no travel history tested positive for the disease.


09 October 2018
29 Tested Positive For Zika In Jaipur, Health Ministry Says Outbreak Under Control

29 Tested Positive For Zika In Jaipur, Health Ministry Says Outbreak Under Control

Blood samples of 450 people, including 168 pregnant women were taken for examining the presence of Zika virus and 29 of them were tested positive.


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