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Zika virus detected in 7-year-old girl in Maharashtra's Palghar district

Published on Jul 13, 2022 07:17 PM IST

The state health department said preventive and control measures in terms of surveillance, vector management, treatment and health education efforts are being undertaken.

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A seven-year-old girl was found infected with Zika virus in Maharashtra's Palghar district, the health department said on Wednesday. Before this, the first-ever patient was found in Pune in July 2021.

The health department said girl is a resident of Ashramshala in Jhai of Palghar district.

It said preventive and control measures in terms of surveillance, vector management, treatment and health education efforts are being undertaken.

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