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22 Test Positive for Zika in Jaipur, Bihar on Alert

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By ITN News Editor October 9, 2018 12:43

22 Test Positive for Zika in Jaipur, Bihar on Alert

Twenty two people were tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan’s Jaipur following which the Prime Minister’s Office sought a detailed report from the Union Health Ministry. A team from the ministry will visit Jaipur today to take stock of the situation.

The first person, a woman, was tested positive for Zika virus last month following which more samples were sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune for testing. Seven people infected with Zika virus live in the same neighbourhood. Bihar also issued advisories to all its 38 districts as one of the affected in Jaipur, a student, is from Bihar and had visited his home in Siwan in August.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 9, 2018 12:43
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