Kerala well being minister Veena George mentioned an motion plan has been drawn as much as management the unfold of Zika outbreak within the state.
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2021 04:41 PM IST
The Union well being ministry has already despatched a six-member crew to Kerala to observe the Zika virus state of affairs, joint secretary of the ministry Lav Agarwal mentioned on Friday. The outbreak comes because the state is grappling with Covid-19 circumstances, the variety of which is regular within the state, whereas in the remainder of the nation, the state of affairs is quickly enhancing.
On Friday, circumstances of Zika in Kerala went as much as 14, following with the state authorities has sounded an alert. Among the contaminated was a 24-year-old pregnant girl who was identified with the mosquito-transmitted illness on Thursday, which was the primary case of the Zika virus within the state.
The signs are just like dengue and so they embrace fever, rashes and joint ache. Health Minister of the State Veena George mentioned an motion plan has been drawn as much as management the unfold of Zika. Pregnant girls ought to get themselves examined if they’ve a fever, the minister mentioned at a gathering of the District Medical Officers (DMOs)
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