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WHO confirms Zika virus cases in Ahmedabad 28.5.2017 TOI: Home
India’s first three cases of the Zika virus were reported between February 2016 and January 2017 in Ahmedabad, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed in its disease outbreak bulletin released on Friday.
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LU inks MoU for study on pneumonia, diarrhoea 28.5.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Just weeding Bellandur lake will not help: Saldanha 27.5.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Environment Support Group convener Leo Saldanha said the NGT was passing orders for quick-fix solutions as officials have failed to communicate the extent of the crisis in Bellandur lake. "Closing down industries alone will not save Bellandur lake. Solid waste is dumped in stormwater drains. How can we expect the sewage treatment plants to work when the water they handle has so much of solid waste?" he asked. Saldanha said clearing weeds does more harm than good. "Don't look at hyacinth as a disease. Hyacinth draws the excess nutrition in water. It basically treats sewage water. If you remove all weeds, then you are letting raw sewage into water," he said. "I appeal to the NGT to consider the Justice N K Patil report which suggested lining the 840 km of storm water drains with trees, bamboos and grass shrubs. These will absorb all the waste, allowing only clean water to pass," he said. He said every programme of the government agencies in saving lakes showed how incompetent officials have been in ...
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A craving even cancer cannot stop 27.5.2017 Hindu: S & T
Surgeons grapple with tobacco relapse in an increasing number of patients who have suffered from oral and lung cancers
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An issue to lose sleep over 27.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Global warming caused by human emissions of greenhouse gases is having clear effects in the physical world: more heat waves, heavier rainstorms and higher sea levels, to cite a few.In recent years, th...
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First three Zika cases in India found in Gujarat, says WHO 27.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India has detected three Zika-affected patients, including a pregnant women -- all from Ahmedabad in Gujarat, says a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
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Doctors' advice: Guard your kids against infections due to hot weather 27.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With temperatures soaring in the national capital, doctors have cautioned people, especially those living in slum areas, to guard their children against diseases like mumps and typhoid which occur during the season.
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WHO confirms 3 Zika cases in India, health ministry says no cause for worry 27.5.2017 TOI: India
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Ahmedabad: Three cases of Zika virus reported in January confirmed, says WHO 27.5.2017 DNA: Health
One of the cases is a pregnant woman in the city
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Govt. keeping close watch on India's first Zika cases 27.5.2017 DNA: Health
The Health Ministry has asked the public to remain calm and said that India has a strong surveillance system to detect and contain new Zika virus infection.
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Zika reaches India, WHO confirms 3 cases in Ahmedabad 27.5.2017 DNA: Health
Zika virus disease has reached India, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirming first three cases in Gujarat's Ahmedabad.
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Zika hit India in January, Government kept silent 27.5.2017 DNA: Health
Almost six months after three cases of the deadly Zika Virus were reported from Gujarat, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has finally made the information public.
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WHO confirms first three cases of Zika Virus in India 27.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
WHO confirms first three cases of Zika Virus in India
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WHO confirms first three Zika virus cases in India 27.5.2017 DNA: Health
"The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare - Government of India (MoHFW) reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease in Bapunagar area, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, State, India," the global health body said in a statement.
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Gujarat: 3 cases of Zika virus confirmed in Ahmedabad, the first in country 27.5.2017 India Today| Must Read
According to the WHO statement, the routine surveillance detected a laboratory-confirmed case of Zika virus disease through RT-PCR test at B J Medical College in Ahmedabad.
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WHO report confirms India's first Zika virus case in Ahmedabad 27.5.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Three cases were tested between November-February
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Ahmedabad: Three cases of Zika virus confirmed, says WHO 27.5.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday confirmed three cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus, including a pregnant woman, in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare-Government of India (MoHFW) reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease in Bapunagar area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. The virus is transmitted to people through a bite of an infected mosquito called Aedes Aegypti, which also transmits dengue and chikungunya. According to the WHO, "One sample from a 64-year-old male presenting with febrile illness of 8 days' duration (negative for dengue infection) was found to be positive for Zika virus at BJMC, Ahmedabad. This is the first Zika positive case reported through AFI surveillance at BJMC, Ahmedabad, Gujarat State." Another case was reported by a 34-year-old female, who delivered a clinically well baby, at the BJMC in Ahmedabad on November 9 in 2016 and her sample was referred to the Viral Research & Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) at the BJMC for dengue ...
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Three Zika virus cases reported in Ahmedabad 27.5.2017 TOI: Cities
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Safe sex: Chinese buy condom business as savvy youth spur demand 27.5.2017 Hindu: Business
Investors from China including Humanwell Healthcare Group and CITIC agreed to buy the world’s second-ranked condom business for $600 million from Australia’s Ansell
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WHO confirms first three Zika virus cases in India 27.5.2017 deccanherald.com
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed three cases of Zika virus, including a pregnant woman, reported from Gujarats Ahmedabad, the first in the country. All the cases are from the Bapunagar area of the city. "The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare - Government of India (MoHFW) reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease in Bapunagar area, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, State, India," the global health body said in a statement. However, the WHO did not recommend any travel or trade restriction to India based on the current information available. According to the statement, the routine surveillance detected a laboratory-confirmed case of Zika virus disease through RT-PCR test at B J Medical College in Ahmedabad. This was further confirmed at the national reference laboratory at the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune on January 4 this year. WHO said two additional cases were then identified through the Acute Febrile Illness (AFI) and the Antenatal clinic (ANC) ...
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