Zika virus

231 cases of Zika reported from 3 states, no deaths recorded: Government

As many as 147 cases were recorded in four districts of Uttar Pradesh, namely Kanpur (139), Lucknow (6), Unnao (1) and Kannauj (1), the minister said.

published on : 30th November 2021

Kerala to strengthen disease monitoring cells in medical college hospitals

The strengthening of disease monitoring mechanisms is important since the implication of missing Nipah and Zika cases is that Kerala could potentially become the setting for the next pandemic.

published on : 22nd November 2021

After Kanpur and Kannauj, now Zika cases reported in Lucknow

With this, the total number of Zika virus cases in the state has gone up to 111 of which 108 have been reported from Kanpur and one from Kannauj.

published on : 12th November 2021

CM Adityanath visits Zika-hit Kanpur, reviews situation

As many as 106 people have been diagnosed with the viral infection in the state so far with first case coming to light at Chakeri Air Force Station in Kanpur on October 23.

published on : 11th November 2021

10 more people test positive for Zika virus in Kanpur, tally rises to 89

On Saturday, 13 people had tested positive for Zika virus. One case was also reported from neighbouring Kannauj district.

published on : 8th November 2021

Delhi government on alert regarding Zika cases in UP: Deputy CM Sisodia

The first case in Kanpur was reported on October 23 when an Indian Air Force (IAF) warrant officer had tested positive for Zika virus.

published on : 6th November 2021

In biggest single-day jump, 30 more test positive for Zika in Kanpur as tally rises to 66

The first case of the infection was reported in an IAF member at the Kanpur IAF station on October 23

published on : 5th November 2021

UP put on high alert after 11 cases of zika virus reported in Kanpur, surveillance stepped up

Meanwhile, the health department has sounded an alert across districts and intensified surveillance under its infectious disease control campaign to identify zika cases.

published on : 1st November 2021

Kanpur's Zika virus case tally reaches 10, focus on halting mosquito breeding

UP government is carrying out strict testing of samples at a large scale to remove the risk of any further spread at KGMU, Lucknow. 

published on : 31st October 2021

UP reports first Zika virus case, Centre rushes experts' team to Kanpur 

In August this year, soon after tens of Zika cases were recorded in Kerala, Maharashtra too had reported a few cases of the disease. 

published on : 25th October 2021

Zika infection surfaces again in Thiruvananthapuram

The health department has started vector control measures and collected blood samples of people near the infected person’s house.

published on : 5th October 2021

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

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
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