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Oct 06, 2017
US health regulator approves new test for detecting Zika virus in donated bloodThe data collected from this testing, and from additional studies performed by the manufacturer, demonstrated that the cobas Zika test is an effective test to screen blood donors for Zika virus infection.
Sep 06, 2017
Zika virus may be harnessed to fight most common form of brain cancer, say researchersThe Zika virus can wreak havoc on the brain of a developing fetus, but its destructive power may be harnessed to fight a form of adult brain cancer.
Jul 26, 2017
Scientists are changing functions of living cells to redesign life forms by rewriting DNA codesScientists have earlier been able to make specific changes in the DNA code. Now, they're starting over and building redesigned life forms from scratch.
Jun 06, 2017
Zika virus cases detected in India: Thorough investigation, educating masses is need of the hourThe Zika virus, a public heath emergency that continues to grow, has the potential to cause widespread harm to the health of people in India.
Jun 02, 2017
Scientists discover Australian plant extract that can kill Zika virusZika is a virus that is closely related to dengue and is spread by mosquitoes and by human sexual activity.
Jun 02, 2017
No sample tested positive for Zika except for three cases reported from Ahmedabad: GovtNo other sample, except the three laboratory-confirmed cases reported from Ahmedabad, has tested positive for Zika virus, said the government.
May 31, 2017
Ahmedabad Zika infections may have been hushed up due to Vibrant Gujarat Summit: ReportA report said that the Vibrant Gujarat Summit "was a factor" in the decision to hush up news about the Zika infections.
May 30, 2017
Zika virus cases in Ahmedabad: If not for WHO report, civic body would have had no ideaIndia's first three cases of Zika virus infection were reported from Ahmedabad between February 2016 and January 2017, but the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, which takes preventive and curative measures in the city, was unaware of this till a World Health Organisation (WHO) report became public on 26 May.
May 29, 2017
Zika virus: Maharashta health minister holds review meeting after reports from GujaratMaharashtra heath minister Dr Deepak Sawant held a review meeting with officials as cases of Zika virus infection have been reported in Gujarat.
May 29, 2017
Zika virus: Odisha unit of Samajwadi Party warns state government against possible spreadThe Odisha unit of the Samajwadi Party has cautioned the state government against the possible spread of Zika virus in the state following the disease being detected in Gujarat.