Around 120 people have tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan, state health minister Kalicharan Saraf said on Monday.Oct 23, 2018, 06:23 AM IST
Most of the cases which have been reported are from Shastri Nagar areaOct 21, 2018, 20:02 PM IST
Six new cases of Zika virus were detected in Jaipur on Sunday.Oct 14, 2018, 21:56 PM IST
The number of positive cases for Zika Virus rose to 51 in Jaipur's Rajasthan on Saturday.Oct 13, 2018, 20:30 PM IST
At least 18 more people have tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur as of Friday.Oct 12, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
Speaking with media, Rajasthan Health Minister said the situation is under control in the city.Oct 10, 2018, 23:19 PM IST
Health minister JP Nadda, however, assured that there's no need to panic and the situation is under control.Oct 09, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
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 outbreak: No need to panic, says health minister JP Nadda amid reports of PM Modi seeking report
22 cases of Zika virus has been confirmed in Rajasthan.Oct 09, 2018, 13:30 PM IST
A recent study has noted that Zika virus infects the very cells that are supposed to protect the body from infection.Sep 11, 2018, 11:33 AM IST
More citizen science data from more areas of the world could help it track mosquitoes, the US space agency noted.Jul 03, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Brain damage was found in regions that generate new brain cells, and those that play a key role in memory and learning and contribute to brain health.Feb 07, 2018, 18:30 PM IST
Although Zika was first identified more than 70 years ago, its ability to induce birth defects was not recognized until the massive 2015 South American epidemic, which sickened more than 1.5 million people.Feb 01, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Scientists inserted genes into the plasmid that encode two proteins found on the surface of the Zika virus.
Zika virus remains a major global health risk. In most adults, Zika causes mild flu-like symptoms.
The Zika flavivirus that broke out as an epidemic in Brazil in 2015 and spread to 70 countries in the world, also made an appearance in India in late May this year.Nov 02, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
The GLS-5700 vaccine is a synthetic DNA vaccine that contains the instructions for the host to mount an immune response against a specific Zika virus antigen.
Zika was first identified in 1947 in Uganda, and until its recent emergence in the Americas, was a little known one that sporadically causes mild infections.Sep 29, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
The test developed by researchers accurately diagnoses Zika and dengue and can tell the two mosquito-borne viruses apart.Sep 28, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
Glioblastoma affects 12,000 people per year in the United States, and was recently diagnosed in US Senator John McCain.Sep 06, 2017, 09:02 AM IST