26 Jan 2019
Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue
For centuries, mosquitoes have been troublemakers and the number of people who have died after getting bitten by them is still a mystery.
13 Oct 2018
Zika virus outbreak: 50 infected in Jaipur, more expected
Following previous reports suggesting a Zika virus outbreak in Jaipur, as many as 50 Zika virus infection cases have been documented so far, marking India's biggest outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease ever.
09 Oct 2018
Jaipur Zika virus outbreak? 22 test positive, PMO wants report
Since an elderly woman from Jaipur tested positive for the Zika virus in late-September, 21 others have tested positive for the virus in Jaipur, prompting the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to seek a detailed report from the Union Health Ministry.
23 Sep 2018
Rajasthan: Elderly woman tests positive for Zika virus, state's first
An elderly woman from Jaipur has tested positive for Zika virus infection, officials of a medical college said, adding it is a first such case in the state.
02 Aug 2017
How does Zika spread? Not by kissing, according to researchers
Zika virus has been causing panic around the world. Till July 25, four cases had been reported in India.
12 Jun 2017
Zika virus in US: 5% women had babies with defects
Five percent of pregnant women with Zika virus infection in the United States had fetus or babies with related birth defects, including microcephaly, according to a US government health report.
30 May 2017
India issues advisory after three Zika cases in Gujarat
On May 26, India confirmed three cases of Zika in Ahmedabad, which were reported sometime during November'16-February'17.
28 May 2017
Did the government stay mum on Zika in India?
The World Health Organization has released a report that said three cases of Zika were recently reported in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, with one as recently as January 2017.