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Mosquito genes hold key to halting dengue spread: study

We do not have vaccines for all the different viral diseases caused by this mosquito.

25 Jan 2018 5:23 PM

Immune response to Zika virus may harm foetal development: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

07 Jan 2018 11:25 AM

Zika infection may not spread by kissing, sharing spoon

Zika virus is transmitted to people, primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito.

03 Aug 2017 4:39 PM

Zika unlikely to get worse due to prior dengue fever

Here's what new research reveals

16 Jul 2017 11:17 AM

Zika meets its match in plant Down Under

Australian plant extract can kill Zika virus: Study

03 Jun 2017 6:30 AM


Spread Zika info: Government to hospitals

BMC to put up posters while docs will tell patients about symptoms.

30 May 2017 2:30 AM

Battle mosquitoes vigorously

Mosquito-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and chikungunya have taken more lives than other forms of pestilence.

29 May 2017 12:40 AM

WHO confirms first 3 cases of Zika virus in India

A 34-yr-old female was tested positive for Zika after giving birth to her child with no history of fever during pregnancy or that of travel.

27 May 2017 6:20 PM

New Zika virus inhibitor identified

The compound is a small molecule that inhibits the Zika virus protease and blocks viral propagation in human cells

17 May 2017 11:00 AM

Brazil says Zika emergency is over after dip in cases

'The Health Ministry and other organisations will maintain a policy of fighting Zika, dengue and chikungunya', the official said.

12 May 2017 11:20 AM


Scientists find new antibody against Zika

One of such antibodies, called Z004, was particularly effective at neutralising Zika.

09 May 2017 2:30 AM

India is 'vulnerable' to infectious diseases like Zika, Ebola

The the level of preparedness is inadequate to protect public health

13 Apr 2017 8:41 AM

New Zika virus find paves way for new vaccines

The new developments will help scientists stop the progress of the disease by creating suitable vaccines

31 Mar 2017 3:04 PM

Zika virus now linked to heart problems by doctors

Many people infected with Zika will have no or only mild symptoms, such as fever, aches, an itchy rash or red eyes.

10 Mar 2017 4:58 PM

Around 35 species of mosquito can spread zika

Analysing known mosquito-virus pairs, the researchers found that certain traits were strong predictors of whether a linkage would form.

01 Mar 2017 3:52 PM


Women's Zika vaccine unlikely before 2020, says WHO

A vaccine to help cure the virus linked to deformations in babies' heads and brains is yet being tested for use

02 Feb 2017 9:25 AM