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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 »

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

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 says India reports cases of Zika virus - 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 surveillance. FILE PHOTO: Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas ...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. The WHO has said that ...and more »

India confirms first Zika virus cases: WHO - Gulf Times

The Indian health ministry has confirmed its first cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organisation has said, the latest nation to be affected by the mosquito-borne virus that sparked global concern. Zika -- which can cause babies to be born with ...and more »

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

Zika virus cases: "This report is important as it describes the first cases of Zika virus infections and provides evidence on the circulation of the virus in India," WHO said. 7K. Shares. Share. Written by PREETI DAS | Ahmedabad | Updated: May 28, 2017 ...and more »

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

Awareness is key to containing Zika. Why did the Health Ministry keep three cases secret? 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 ...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 »

No fresh cases of Zika, says Gujarat - The Hindu

An Aedes aegypti mosquito known to carry the Zika virus is photographed through a microscope. File | Photo Credit: AP. Special Correspondent. AHMEDABAD, May 28, 2017 21:50 IST. Updated: May 28, 2017 21:50 IST. more-in. 'Cases mentioned by WHO are old ...and more »

Health officials: Fight mosquitoes - Northwest Georgia News

Examining one of their light traps before setting it up in the field, Shane Hendrix and Nicole Harben with the Floyd County Health Department in Rome are just two of the environmental health specialists currently conducting mosquito surveillance ...and more »