Tag: Zika virus

Call for vigilance on Zika virus in Hyderabad

The presence of Zika virus has been confirmed by five zika virus strains which have been isolated from patients in…

94 more test positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan

Jaipur: The total number of Zika virus infected cases has mounted to 94 in Rajasthan, informed Dr V.K. Mathur, Director…

Zika virus cases reach 72 in Jaipur

Jaipur: The number of people infected with the Zika virus rose to 72 in Jaipur, officials from the health department…

Zika virus cases reach 72 in Jaipur

Jaipur: The number of people infected with the Zika virus rose to 72 in Jaipur, officials from the health department…

Rajasthan: 50 test positive for Zika virus

Jaipur: Rajasthan Government's official data on Saturday confirmed that 50 positive cases of Zika virus have been reported from Jaipur.…

Rajasthan: 276 teams deployed in Zika virus-affected wards

Jaipur: At least 276 teams have been deployed in Zika virus-affected wards of Jaipur's Shastri Nagar. The teams have surveyed…

29 cases of Zika virus in Jaipur, confirms government

Jaipur: A total of 29 positive cases of Zika virus, including three pregnant women, have been detected in Jaipur, said…

22 Zika virus cases reported in Rajasthan

New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Monday confirmed 22 cases of Zika virus in Rajasthan, stressing that precautionary measures are…

Here’s how Zika virus strips immune cells of their identity

Washington D.C. [USA]: A recent study has noted that Zika virus infects the very cells that are supposed to protect…

Experimental vaccine shows potential against Zika virus

New York: An experimental single dose vaccine against the Zika virus has proven to be powerful in mice, new research…

New compounds identified to treat Zika virus

Washington: A new chemical compound has shown promising antiviral activity that has major potential for treating Zika virus. According to…

Smartphone-based tech helps rapid detection of Zika virus

New York: Leveraging nanoparticles and digital health technology, researchers have transformed a smartphone into a device capable of detecting Zika…

Zika’s effects on newborns persist even in adults: Study

Sao Paulo: Scientists have discovered that Zika virus infection that can lead to birth defects and other complications such as…

New tool to rapidly, noninvasively detect Zika virus in mosquitoes

Sydney: Researchers have developed a cheap and effective tool that could rapidly as well as noninvasively save lives by helping…

Relatives of Zika virus may cause birth defects

Washington: Relatives of the Zika virus, especially West Nile, can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to her fetuses, causing…

Hepatitis C drug could be effective against Zika virus

New York: Researchers have found that a drug used to treat Hepatitis C may work effectively as a potential treatment…

Immune response to Zika virus may harm fetal development: Study

Washington: A study has recently revealed that the proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika viral infection can…

Immune response to Zika virus may harm fetal development: Study

Washington: A study has recently revealed that the proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika viral infection can…

New zika vaccine promises to protect against infections

New Delhi: Scientists in the US have developed an experimental Zika vaccine which has been found safe in preventing infections.…

Get tested for Zika more than once, study advises mothers-to-be

New Delhi: A study has advised expecting mothers to get tested for Zika more than once, saying that just one…