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With Zika, Indian firm scales up trials for ‘GM mosquitoes’ 9.2.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
With Zika, Indian firm scales up trials for ‘GM mosquitoes’
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Goa comes under scanner for Zika 9.2.2016 TOI: Goa
The directorate of health services has started monitoring the state to ascertain if the Zika virus has entered Goa.The Zika virus is transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito, mostly aedes aegypti.
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State wakes up to Zika warning 9.2.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
The health department on Monday formally circulated central guidelines on the Zika virus, asking civil surgeons in all the 24 districts of the state to assess available infrastructure and, if need be, float rapid response teams.
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Bharat Biotech likely to be valued at $600 million as top PE firms queue up to buy stake 8.2.2016 TOI: India Business
Domestic private equity fund ICICI Venture, International Finance Corp, the investment arm of World Bank, will exit their almost 10-yr investment in Bharat Biotech.
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High on travel, city to step up alert on Zika 8.2.2016 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
The district health department will conduct a special meeting to discuss preventive measures for Zika virus on Monday and will ask private hospitals to spread awareness about the mosquito-born virus, a day after the Indian health ministry issued detailed guidelines for combating the disease.
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Bharat Biotech likely to be valued at $600 million as top PE firms queue up to buy stake 8.2.2016 ET: Finance / Insurance
Domestic private equity fund ICICI Venture, International Finance Corp, the investment arm of World Bank, will exit their almost 10-yr investment in Bharat Biotech.
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With Zika, Indian firm scales up trials for ‘GM mosquitoes’ 8.2.2016 Hindu: National
A Maharashtra firm is getting ready to find out whether genetically engineered mosquitoes can be a useful tool to check the growth of the insect.
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Zika threat: A global crisis that needs a global solution 6.2.2016 Rediff: News
Eradicating the Aedes aegypti or developing a vaccine will take years. Genetic modification offers a way out; the question is how to scale it up across continents, says Devangshu Datta.
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War against mosquitoes transmitting Zika attracts applause, controversy 6.2.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Few companies have received as much attention in recent weeks as Oxitec, a British biotechnology company that breeds genetically modified (GM) insects to combat the spread of diseases such as dengue and the Zika virus.
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War against mosquitoes transmitting Zika attracts applause, controversy 6.2.2016 New Kerala: Health News
Mexico City, Feb 6 : Few companies have received as much attention in recent weeks as Oxitec, a British biotechnology company that breeds genetically modified (GM) insects to combat the spread of diseases such as dengue and the Zika virus.
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Zika virus may be transmitted through saliva, urine 6.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
Brasilia, Feb 6 : Brazilian researchers found traces of zika virus in the saliva and urine of patients with symptoms of the disease, which means the virus is potentially transmissible via the two fluids, the media reported on Saturday.
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Zika alert for airports in the State 6.2.2016 Hindu: News
The Health Department has issued directives to strengthen vector-control activities across the State and take special disease surveillance and control measures around the Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, an...
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Why the Zika virus is causing alarm 6.2.2016 Zee News : World
The race is on to develop a Zika vaccine.
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Zika virus task force in steel city 6.2.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
East Singhbhum on Friday became the first district of Jharkhand to form a rapid response team following central guidelines against the Zika virus, which is ruthlessly stalking Latin America.
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DMO asks public to keep vigil against zika virus 5.2.2016 TOI: All Headlines
DMO asks public to keep vigil against zika virus
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Moving in for the kill 5.2.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Moving in for the kill
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New Zealand athletes given warnings on Zika 5.2.2016 Rediff: Sports
New Zealand's Olympic athletes and officials have been warned of the risk associated with the Zika virus on Friday, including the possibility that it could be sexually transmitted.
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Western Australian adult diagnosed with Zika virus, state's second-ever case 5.2.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Diagnosed person had been to Central America and WA chief health officer says there is no risk to people who have not recently been to a Zika-affected country

A Western Australian adult has been diagnosed with the Zika virus after recently returning from Central America.

The WA Health Department said on Friday that it was the second case ever notified in the state, following a single case last year.

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Moving in for the kill 5.2.2016 Hindu: Op-Ed
Two new approaches for mosquito eradication show promise in the war against Zika and dengue — genetic modification leading to premature death and the introduction of a lethal bacterial strain
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Zika transmitted through Aedes mosquito 4.2.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Zika transmitted through Aedes mosquito
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