Rajasthan Zika strain is endemic to Asia, says new study

Rajasthan Zika strain is endemic to Asia, says new study Health News According to a new study published in the journal Infection, Genetics and Evolution, the Zika virus that infected 159 people in an outbreak in Rajasthan in 2018 is endemic to Asia. Important Facts The study by the National Institute of Virology (NIV) is… Continue reading Rajasthan Zika strain is endemic to Asia, says new study

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Non-communicable diseases top killers in South-East Asia: WHO

Non-communicable diseases top killers in South-East Asia: WHO News According to World Health Organization (WHO), non-communicable diseases (NCDs) continue to be one of major reasons for death worldwide. Important facts Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease, are collectively responsible for over 70% of all deaths worldwide. 15 million people die prematurely, aged… Continue reading Non-communicable diseases top killers in South-East Asia: WHO

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