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Zika virus in Pune: Zika virus outbreak in Pune, 6 cases reported; Doctor and his daughter positive

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6 cases of Zika virus in Pune

Six cases of Zika virus have been reported in Pune, Maharashtra. There are two pregnant women among them. As soon as this information was received, there was a rush in the health department. Zika virus infection has been confirmed in 6 patients during the investigation in Arandwane and Mundhwa in Pune, an official said.

A health department official said that the first case of Zika virus infection has been reported in Erndven. The report of a 46-year-old doctor here has come positive for Zika. The doctor’s 15-year-old daughter has also been infected. Also, two cases have been reported from Mundhwa, involving a 47-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man.

Health department alert after Zika virus case

Doctors are monitoring the health of all 6 patients infected with Zika virus. Symptoms such as red rash, fever and muscle pain have been observed in these patients. He is being treated. According to doctors, the infection of Zika virus spreads from person to person through the bite of Aedes mosquito. This virus is more dangerous because it spreads from one person to another. However, a patient infected with this virus initially does not show any symptoms.

When did the Zika virus appear?

The first case of this virus appeared in 1947. The virus was found in monkeys in Uganda. However, the first case of Zika in humans was reported in 1952. In the past few years, cases of Zika have been observed in different countries. Between October 2015 and January 2016, thousands of cases of Zika were reported in Brazil. Zika virus infection was confirmed in 4000 children in this country.

What are the symptoms and prevention?

According to doctors, patients infected with Zika virus continue to develop fever. Patients may complain of headache and joint pain. Eyes become red. Red spots also appear on the body. This infection is spread by mosquito bites, so do not allow water to collect around the house. Wear full-sleeved clothing for protection. Avoid going to areas where infected patients live. Pay special attention to food.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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