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Zika virus: A Bengaluru doctor's guide to prevention techniques

Bengaluru-based doctor, Dr Gaurav Sharma, talks to Hindustan Times about the Zika virus, its treatments, the difference between Zika and dengue, prevention techniques and more.

Karnataka reported its first case of the Zika Virus in a five-year-old girl from Raichur.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Dec 14, 2022 02:01 PM IST
ByYamini C S | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

5-year-old Raichur girl tests positive for Zika virus, first case in Karnataka

A five-year-old girl from Karnataka's Raichur has tested positive for Zika virus, making it the first ever case from the state.

Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus caused by the Aedes mosquitos, which bite during the day.(Shutterstock)
Published on Dec 13, 2022 01:08 PM IST
ByYamini C S

Yogi Adityanath to flag off Kanpur Metro trial run, review Zika situation

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will visit areas affected by the outbreak of Zika virus. He will meet the family members of those infected by the Zika virus to take stock of the health facilities being provided to them and the cleanliness drive in the area.

Yogi Adityanath will be in Kanpur for three hours today.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 10, 2021 06:07 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

On a wing and a prayer: How the Zika virus caught UP unawares

State health minister Jai Pratap Singh admitted that when the first case came to light, only a 400 metre radius of the IAF officer’s house was concentrated upon, and it was increased to 6km only after the number of cases crossed 100.

Health officials collect blood samples from residents in Kanpur to test for Zika virus.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 10, 2021 10:20 AM IST
ByHaidar Naqvi, , Hindustan Times, New Delhi

10 more test positive for Zika in Kanpur, one in Kannauj

Health personnel have collected blood samples of 525 people between Thursday and Saturday, and sent them to the virology lab of the King George’s Medical University in Lucknow and the National Institute of Virology in Pune for testing.

In the last three days, 23 samples have tested positive for Zika virus in Kanpur.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 01:43 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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