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Zika virus spread via transfusion confirmed; Europe sees first pregnancy case

Feb 05, 2016

Zika virus spread via transfusion confirmed; Europe sees first pregnancy case

The World Health Organization on Thursday advised countries against accepting blood donations from people who have travelled to regions affected by the Zika virus, as Spain announced Europe's first known case of the disease in a pregnant woman. #NewsTracker #Europe #Spain #World Health Organization #WHO #Zika
'Believe in yourself': Meet Archana Ramasundram, the first woman DG of paramilitary forces

Feb 04, 2016

'Believe in yourself': Meet Archana Ramasundram, the first woman DG of paramilitary forces

Archana Ramasundram is not only the first woman to take charge as SSB DG but also the first woman police officer to lead a central paramilitary force. #India #CBI #NCRB #Police #IPS officer #WhoIsThis #Sashastra Seema Bal #Paramilitary #Shareworthy #Archana Ramasundram #SSB DG
Made in India! Scientists in Hyderabad claim to have created world's first Zika vaccine

Feb 03, 2016

Made in India! Scientists in Hyderabad claim to have created world's first Zika vaccine

At a time when the world is is once again asking scientists and drugmakers to come up rapidly with a vaccine for Zika virus, scientists from a Hyderabad laboratory have claimed that they have developed world's first vaccine against the virus. #India #America #United Nations #Brazil #NewsTracker #WHO #Hyderabad #Zika #Bharat Biotech International Limited
Zika virus: India issues guidelines, warns pregnant women against travel to affected areas

Feb 03, 2016

Zika virus: India issues guidelines, warns pregnant women against travel to affected areas

A day after WHO declared emergency over the “explosive” spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the Centre on Tuesday issued detailed guidelines for combating the disease, including a travel advisory that asks pregnant women to either defer or cancel their travel to the affected areas. #India #NewsTracker #WHO #Zika
WHO warns southeast Asian countries against Zika virus, urges them to take preventive measures

Feb 02, 2016

WHO warns southeast Asian countries against Zika virus, urges them to take preventive measures

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged southeast Asian countries to strengthen surveillance and preventive measures against Zika virus, already reported in 22 countries and territories in central and south America. #NewsTracker #World Health Organization #WHO #South East Asian countries #Zika Virus #Zika #Poonam Khetrapal-Singh
'Extraordinary event': WHO declares global emergency over Zika despite lack of definitive proof

Feb 02, 2016

'Extraordinary event': WHO declares global emergency over Zika despite lack of definitive proof

The World Health Organisation declared a global emergency over the explosive spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in the Americas, calling it an "extraordinary event" that poses a public health threat to other parts of the world. #Brazil #NewsTracker #WHO #World Health Organisation #Americas #Zika
Zika on the rise: Here are five other diseases that caused havoc across the world

Feb 01, 2016

Zika on the rise: Here are five other diseases that caused havoc across the world

In light of the outbreak of the Zika virus, here's a look back the similar outbreaks that took the world by storm: #WHO #ListsEtc #Bird flu #Swine flu #Ebola #SARS #MERS #Zika
WHO asks countries for age-wise ratings for films with tobacco imagery

Feb 01, 2016

WHO asks countries for age-wise ratings for films with tobacco imagery

The WHO has asked all countries, including India, to introduce age-classified ratings for films and other entertainment programmes with tobacco imagery to restrict the number of new adolescent smokers. #NewsTracker #WHO #Tobacco #Smoking #Tobacco Free Initiative
WHO mulls declaring global health emergency as Zika virus spreads 'explosively'

Feb 01, 2016

WHO mulls declaring global health emergency as Zika virus spreads 'explosively'

The World Health Organization's emergency committee will on Monday debate whether a Zika virus outbreak suspected of causing a surge in serious birth defects in South America should be considered a global health emergency. #NewsTracker #WHO #South America #Virus #Ebola #Zika