First Zika virus cases found in India: WHO - DAWN.com

NEW DELHI: The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported incidents of Zika virus in Gujarat in January, but India's health ministry believes the mosquito-borne disease has been contained, The Hindu said on Saturday. It said the health ministry has ...

Zika hit India in January, govt kept it a secret - Daily News & Analysis

Almost six months after three cases of the deadly Zika Virus were reported from Ahmedabad in Gujarat, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has finally made the information public. Surprisingly, the Union Health Ministry is still silent on the issue ...

WHO: India confirms first Zika virus cases - The Star Online

The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which carries Zika and the dengue and chikungunya viruses, is widely prevalent in India. New Delhi (AFP) - The Indian health ministry has confirmed its first cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organisation has said ...

AMC was not told about Zika - The Indian Express

The Gujarat government launched a campaign to 'free Gujarat from malaria by 2022', in Ahmedabad on May 24. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. Written by PREETI DAS | Ahmedabad | Published:May 28, 2017 6:03 am. EVEN AS the ...

WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus - Telegraph.co.uk

India has reported cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said, adding that efforts should be made to strengthen surveillance. The WHO said that on May 15 India's health ministry reported three confirmed cases from the western state of ...

Govt. keeping close watch on India's first Zika cases - New Kerala

New Delhi , May 27 : The Health Ministry has asked the public to remain calm and said that India has a strong surveillance system to detect and contain new Zika virus infection. Hours after the WHO confirmed the first three cases of Zika Virus ...

With several confirmed Zika virus cases in India, here is what you can do to stay safe - The Tech Portal

An outbreak of Zika virus in the country has been confirmed. Along with the government, the World Health Organization has also confirmed the first three cases of Zika virus, which were reported from Ahmadabad. All of these cases stemmed from the ...

BAPUNAGAR STUNG BY ZIKA - Times of India

Ahmedabad: Bapunagar, caught in the eye of the Zika storm where country's first three cases have been reported by WHO, is a huge locality in the eastern part of Ahmedabad. It is the second biggest diamond cutting centre in Gujarat, after Surat. This ...

Keeping mum about Zika, government launched drive to detect vector-borne diseases - Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Soon after the third case of Zika virus was reported in Bapunagar by BJ Medical College laboratory ahead of Vibrant Gujarat Global summit in January this year, the state government asked some 270 health workers from Kheda, Sabarkantha ...

Govt kept citizens in dark about Zika virus cases - Times of India

Ahmedabad: The country's first Zika virus was reported in Ahmedabad in February 2016, but it was hushed up to all effects. None in Ahmedabad's medical fraternity knew, nor was there any intimation from the state government to the Ahmedabad Municipal ...

Zika 'low-level' India entry - Calcutta Telegraph

New Delhi, May 27: India has detected its first Zika virus infections in three adults in Ahmedabad, who have no recent history of foreign travel, suggesting "low-level local transmission" of the microbe that can cause brain damage in developing foetuses.

WHO confirms India's 1st Zika virus cases in Ahmedabad - Times of India

AHMEDABAD: India's first three cases of the Zika virus were reported between February 2016 and January 2017 in Ahmedabad, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed in its disease outbreak bulletin released on Friday. It said the Centre confirmed ...

WHO confirms first three Zika virus cases in India - Greater Kashmir

While coming out with the report, the WHO said it assumes significance as it describes the first cases of Zika virus infections and provides evidence on its circulation in India. PRESS TRUST OF INDIA New Delhi, Publish Date: May 28 2017 1:38AM ...

Zika virus cases in Ahmedabad: Here are some major guidelines to keep yourself safe from the mosquito-borne disease - Financial Express

Soon after the detonative outspread of the disastrous Zika virus last year, several countries including India flagged off an immediate alarm to halt the further spread of mosquito-borne disease. By: FE Online | Published: May 28, 2017 1:32 AM. 94. Shares.

WHO reports Zika outbreak in country - The Tribune

Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Reuters file photo. Aditi Tandon. Tribune News Service. New Delhi, May 27. The World Health Organisation (WHO) today announced the Zika virus outbreak in India, reporting the ...

Zika Virus: All That You Should Know - NDTV

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed three cases of Zika virus, including a pregnant woman, reported from Gujarat's Ahmedabad, the first in the country. All the cases are from the Bapunagar area of Ahmedabad. Here's all you wll want to ...

First three Zika cases in India found in Gujarat, says WHO - The Statesman

India has detected three Zika-affected patients, including a pregnant women -- all from Ahmedabad in Gujarat, says a World Health Organisation (WHO) report. Earlier, all the three cases had been confirmed by the Union Health Ministry's labratories ...

Country's first three Zika cases from Ahmedabad - Ahmedabad Mirror

The first three cases of Zika virus confirmed in India are from Ahmedabad in Gujarat, declared World Health Organisation on Saturday. As per the WHO report, all three cases of Zika were reported from Bapunagar area in the city. The first infection was ...

Here's How You Can Protect Yourself From The Zika Virus - NDTV

World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed the first three cases of Zika virus in India – all of them from the Bapunagar area of Ahmedabad. However, the WHO did not recommend any travel or trade restriction to India based on the current information ...

Zika virus enters India: Identify Symptoms & remedies, Steps to take for precautions against mosquito-borne disease - India.com

The three cases that have been confirmed in India by the World Health Organisation are all from Gujarat's Ahmedabad area. By Aishwarya Krishnan | Published: May 27, 2017 11:11 PM IST Email. 0 Shares. Facebook share; Twitter share; Share on Google+ ...