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5 prevention tips to protect against Zika virus

5 prevention tips to protect against Zika virus

Zika virus: Zika virus is an arthropod-borne flavivirus transmitted by mosquitoes. The virus is related to other flaviviruses including dengue virus, yellow fever virus, and West Nile virus. Clinical manifestations of Zika virus infection occur in approximately 20 percent of patients and include acute onset of low-grade fever with maculopapular

Zika virus outbreak in Kanpur, 17 children among 89 infected

Zika virus outbreak in Kanpur, 17 children among 89 infected

Lucknow: An outbreak of mosquito-borne Zika virus has been detected in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, with 89 people testing positive. Seventeen of them are children and one a pregnant woman. Those hit can get severe symptoms, including a rare neurological disorder. The first Zika case in the industrial city was detected

Zika virus outbreak in Kanpur, 10 more people found positive, city mount to 89

Zika virus outbreak in Kanpur, 10 more people found positive, city mount to 89

New Delhi: Expressing concern at the rapidly rising cases of Zika virus in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath chaired a high-level meeting on Saturday, instructing officials to speed up sanitisation work. “Infection of Zika virus is spreading rapidly in Kanpur. Considering the seriousness, special caution is required,” he said.