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zika virus

Active surveillance of Zika virus needed to prevent future outbreaks: ICMR-NIV study

The first report of the Zika virus spread in Kerala was released by ICMR NIV Pune

11 Feb 2022 3:20 PM

Delhi govt on alert regarding Zika cases in UP: Deputy CM Sisodia

Thirty more people have tested positive for Zika virus in Kanpur, taking the total number of those infected in the district to 66

06 Nov 2021 4:10 PM

On world mosquito day, here are 5 modern solutions to stay safe from mosquitoes

Mosquito repellents made out of paper is now possible thanks to the advancement of technology

17 Aug 2021 9:02 PM

Kerala reports 3 more Zika virus cases, tally touches 51

The first case of the mosquito-borne viral infection in the state was confirmed on July 8 in a 24-year-old pregnant woman

26 Jul 2021 10:34 PM

Now, sustainably block dengue, zika virus

Study finds sustainable way to block dengue and Zika virus.

24 Nov 2019 3:07 PM


Zika virus can affect brain development in young animals

Mild Zika infection in foetuses may lead to brain abnormalities in healthy young animals: Study.

17 Nov 2019 2:06 PM

Infants exposed to Zika virus show abnormalities later

Zika-exposed infants may face abnormalities despite normal assessment: Study.

06 Aug 2019 11:58 AM

New discovery: Safer potential Zica vaccine that does not produce antibodies

Reports show antibodies against Zika virus can worsen dengue virus infection, which, like Zika, is caused by a mosquito-borne virus.

22 Dec 2018 12:32 PM

Around 120 people tested positive for Zika in Rajasthan: State Health Minister

'Till, now, 120 people have tested positive for Zika Virus in the state out of which 105 of them have been treated,' he said.

23 Oct 2018 8:28 AM

Six more people tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan, cases rise to 123

The virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain.

21 Oct 2018 7:24 PM


8 new Zika cases in Rajasthan, people infected in outbreak climbs to 117

Rajasthan health dept has formed 5-member committee to investigate, examine and track Zika virus disease.

20 Oct 2018 8:29 PM

Zika cases rise to 86 in Jaipur; Centre sends ICMR team for vector control

Of the total affected 86 people, 23 are pregnant women, said a health ministry official.

17 Oct 2018 7:37 PM

Rajasthan: 5 new cases of Zika virus detected today, total 60 test positive

Most of the cases are from Shastri Nagar area where fogging and other anti-larvae activities are being carried out.

14 Oct 2018 8:47 PM

India witnesses biggest Zika virus outbreak as 50 test positive in Jaipur

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

13 Oct 2018 3:17 PM

22 test positive for Zika virus in Jaipur, PM seeks comprehensive report

A 7-member high-level central team is in Jaipur to assist the state government in control and containment measures.

09 Oct 2018 10:18 AM


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

Researchers are hoping to examine other cell types infected by Zika virus.

11 Sep 2018 11:39 AM

New compounds identified to treat Zika virus

This new and promising class of chemical compounds has the potential to also treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

12 Jul 2018 3:37 PM

New antiviral gene may stop virus clone

The research found that the compound, called ddhCTP, which disrupts the replication machinery of Zika virus.

24 Jun 2018 11:14 AM

Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing

Fearing Zika might also spread through transfusions, the US Food and Drug Administration called on all blood banks to screen for it.

11 May 2018 8:39 PM

Tropical dengue fever could be spread through sex

Scientists discover the mosquito virus in the semen of an Italian man who had recovered.

07 May 2018 5:18 PM