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Zika virus knocks in Karnataka, 5-year-old girl infected, health department alert

The first case of Zika virus has been reported in Karnataka. Zika virus infection has been confirmed in a five-year-old girl. This is the first case reported in the state and the government is monitoring the situation carefully.

Karnataka, Agency. Zika Virus India: After Corona virus, now Zika virus has also knocked in the country. Its first case has come to light in Karnataka. Zika virus infection has been confirmed in a five-year-old girl.

State Health Minister K. Giving information, Sudhakar said that after a five-year-old girl got infected with Zika virus, it has been advised to take precautionary measures. This is the first case reported in the state and the government is monitoring the situation carefully. The health department is fully prepared to deal with this virus.

guidelines will be issued

Minister K Sudhakar said that the government is taking the matter seriously. Guidelines will be issued soon for the people. Talking to the media, Health Minister Sudhakar said that a few months ago, cases of Zika virus were found in Kerala, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. This is the first case in Karnataka. He said that the government is taking precautions and necessary instructions have been issued to the surveillance officers in the neighboring districts.

67-year-old man infected in Pune

Earlier this month, a 67-year-old man was found infected with Zika virus in Bavdhan area of Pune, according to the health department. The man is a resident of Nashik and had come to Pune on 6 November. He came to the hospital on November 18 with symptoms like fever, cough, joint pain and fatigue and was diagnosed with Zika virus on November 18.

Maharashtra Health Department said, ‘One case of Zika virus has been reported in Maharashtra. Symptoms were seen in a 67-year-old man from Bavdhan Pune city, originally from Nashik and had come to Pune on 6 November. He had visited Surat on 22 October. On November 30, the National Institute of Virology confirmed Zika virus infection in him.

Zika virus

Zika virus infection is spread by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. It also works to spread infections like dengue and chikungunya. According to WHO, this virus was first identified in Uganda in 1947. Explain that the Zika virus bites during the day.

symptoms of zika virus

Early symptoms of Zika virus include high fever, joint pain, muscle pain, headache and vomiting. Pregnant women are most at risk from this virus, because they are most vulnerable to Zika virus. If its virus spreads to the fetus of a pregnant woman, it can cause brain defects in the unborn child.

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