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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

Just like dengue and chikungunya, widespread and endemic in most major cities here, the virus is spread by the same vector, the Aedes mosquito. 48. Shares. Share. Written by Kaunain Sheriff M | Updated: May 31, 2017 7:03 am. zika virus, zika mosquito ...and more »

Zika cases reported in Gujarat: Here are the symptoms, signs of the disease - Business Standard (press release) (blog)

Zika, the dreaded virus spread by mosquitoes, has finally found its way to India. File photo. ALSO READ. WHO confirms Zika virus cases in Ahmedabad, the country's first Gujarat govt signs Rs 67k cr MoU for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project Gujarat ...and more »