TN govt's preventive measures kept Zika, Nipah virus at bay: Health Minister

The government has been monitoring the situation by setting up 13 check-posts in Coimbatore district which is close to Kerala on the directives of CM M K Stalin, the minister told reporters.

published on : 19th September 2021

Telangana school reopening: Schools low on turnout, high on zing on day 1

The first day of the reopening witnessed a low turnout of students amid fears of the third wave of Covid-19 and confusion among parents regarding the school reopening.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Three-member team will take stock of Zika in Maharashtra

The Zika virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain and its initial symptoms may be similar to Covid.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Centre to send a team to Maharashtra for Zika management

The Zika virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain and its initial symptoms may be similar to Covid-19.

published on : 2nd August 2021

First Zika virus case found in Maharashtra, officials say no need to panic

Zika virus spreads through the bite of the aedes aegypti mosquito and most patients do not have symptoms.

published on : 31st July 2021

Five diagnosed with Zika

Three women and two men were diagnosed with Zika virus infection in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.

published on : 28th July 2021

More cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome among those infected with COVID-19: Study

The study was conducted by 15 major hospitals in Maharashtra dealing with GBS.

published on : 24th July 2021

Two more test positive for Zika in Kerala, total reported cases 37: State Health Minister

A 41-year-old woman from Kattaikonam, Thiruvananthapuram and a doctor (31) from Kumarapuram were diagnosed with the virus, Kerala health minister said in a release.

published on : 19th July 2021

Ernakulam strengthens steps to prevent Zika virus spread 

Steps including fogging and indoor spraying are being conducted across the district in a bid to control mosquito breeding. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Zika virus: Thiruvananthapuram Corporation kicks off one-week cleaning drive

 In the wake of the rise in Zika viral infection reported in the capital, the corporation on Sunday began the one- week cleaning and mass fogging drive. 

published on : 19th July 2021

First case of Zika virus reported in Ernakulam

A 34-year-old health worker, a native of Vazhakkulam and presently working at Thiruvananthapuram has been infected with Zika virus.

published on : 18th July 2021

Double trouble: Amid rising COVID cases. number of Zika virus patients reach 35 in Kerala

The virus was confirmed in tests conducted at the Virology Lab of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, National Institute of Virology (NIV) at Alappuzha and the Microbiology Lab at Coimbatore.

published on : 17th July 2021

Zika virus: Corp intensifies source eradication efforts

The city corporation has launched an intensive source eradication campaign to combat vector-borne diseases including Zika.

published on : 17th July 2021

Five more people test positive for Zika virus in Kerala

Of the fresh cases, two were natives of Anayara, where a cluster of the disease had been identified within a three kilometre radius.

published on : 15th July 2021

Zika virus: Control room opened, part of Anayara declared cluster

In the wake of a spurt in Zika virus cases in the district, the health authorities have set up a control room which began functioning from the office of the District Medical Officer.

published on : 15th July 2021
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