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Zika virus outbreak: Know the signs and symptoms

The outbreak of Zika virus disease (ZVD) in India has authorities grappling to contain the disease. At least 29 cases have been reported so far from Rajasthan alone. Even as the Prime Minister's office ordered a comprehensive report on the matter, Health Minister JP Nadda has asked people not to panic. 

Oct 09, 2018, 15:00 PM IST

Zika virus in India: Symptoms, treatment and protective measures you need to follow!

The flavivirus is known to be carried by an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. Albopictus) that are also responsible for the transmission of dengue and chikungunya viruses.

May 28, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

Zika's effects now also include miscarriages, thinner brain tissue

 This disorganisation could be how the virus penetrates the placenta to infect the foetus, the researchers said.

Feb 22, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Zika virus proteins causing birth and neurological defects identified

To test the virus, Zhao used fission yeast – a species that in recent years has become a relatively common way to test how pathogens affect cells.

Jan 03, 2017, 16:55 PM IST