U.S. modifies Zika advisory

The US government’s Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has modified its advisory against travelling to India. In 2018, CDC had issued the advisory after zika cases were reported in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. The travel advisory stated that India has an ongoing outbreak of the disease in Rajasthan and its surrounding states. It… Continue reading U.S. modifies Zika advisory

‘Rajasthan’s Zika strain close to Brazilian one’

‘Rajasthan’s Zika strain close to Brazilian one’ News:  According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Zika virus behind the ongoing outbreak in Rajasthan is closely related to the virus that caused the Brazilian outbreak Important Facts: About Zika Zika is a flavivirus spread mainly by the Aedes aegypti mosquito which is also responsible… Continue reading ‘Rajasthan’s Zika strain close to Brazilian one’