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Zika virus infection – India - World Health Organization

On 15 May 2017, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare-Government of India (MoHFW) reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease in Bapunagar area, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, State, India. The routine laboratory surveillance ...and more »

No Zika, Says Key Disease Surveillance Portal, Contradicting Health Ministry, WHO - The Wire

While the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme reports in detail about food poisoning, cholera and even Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, it has reported zero cases of Zika, though the government and WHO confirmed three cases. No Zika, Says Key ...and more »

Ahmedabad health officials found out about Zika cases in their city from WHO website on Friday - Scroll.in

The Union health ministry and the Gujarat government were told about three Zika cases, but the information was not passed on to the local authorities. by Menaka Rao. Published May 28, 2017 · 04:44 pm. Ahmedabad health officials found out about Zika ...and more »

WHO reports first 3 cases of Zika virus in India, all from Gujarat - The Indian Express

​THE WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) has reported the first three “laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease” in India — all from Bapunagar area of Ahmedabad. While the latest case is of a pregnant woman who tested positive in January this year ...and more »

Three cases of Zika virus reported in Ahmedabad in January - The Hindu

The Union Health Ministry has confirmed that three cases of Zika were reported from Ahmedabad in January. The information was made public five months after the cases were reported, as the World Health Organization (WHO) has now published a 'member ...and more »

India just reported its first cases of Zika - Business Insider

FILE PHOTO: Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas Thomson Reuters NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has reported cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said, adding that efforts should be made to strengthen ...and more »

Zika Detected in India for First Time - Voice of America

India has reported its first three cases of the Zika virus, including two pregnant women who delivered healthy babies. Health Ministry officials said Sunday that the three patients in western Gujarat state had recovered. "There is no need to panic," Dr ...and more »

Zika cases in India: A shocking cover-up - The Hindu

The surveillance system put in place by the Health Ministry succeeded in identifying three adults infected with the Zika virus between November 2016 and February 2017 in Gujarat. But the Ministry acted less than responsibly by withholding the ...and more »

As Zika reported, similarity to two other diseases poses challenge - The Indian Express

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday, May 27, confirmed India's first cases of the Zika virus. The health ministry reported that of the three cases, all from Bapunagar area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, one was that of a pregnant woman. The virus ...and more »

Zika virus reaches India, WHO confirms 3 cases in Gujarat - The Santiago Times

NEW DELHI – Zika virus disease has reached India, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirming first three cases in wetsern state of Gujarat. The WHO endorsed the findings of laboratory tests conducted in the country, saying all three cases ...and more »