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Zika virus mosquito discovered in Windsor

Windsor, Oct 31 (IBNS): Larvae for the mosquito responsible for the Zika virus transmission was found in Windsor, media reports said.

Zika virus infection may prevent reinfection,study finds

Washington, Oct 14 (IBNS): People infected with Zika virus may not be susceptible to Zika virus again, according to the latest research involving Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute.

Ahmedabad international airport starts screening passengers for Zika virus

Ahmedabad, Sep 15 (IBNS): Ahmedabad's international airport authority started screening passengers for ZikaVirus following advisory from the Centre, according to media reports on Thursday.

Canadian made device counteracts Zika virus

Toronto, Sept 1 (IBNS): In an attempt to counteract the birth and growth of the Zika Virus, a Canadian company based in Waterloo have come up with an innovative device that not only stops the spread of Zika Virus but terminates it from the roots completely.

Zika epidemic likely to end within three years, says study

London, July 15 (IBNS) The current Zika epidemic in Latin America is likely to burn itself out within three years, suggests new research.

Southern Europe risks Zika outbreaks this summer, says study

London, June 10 (IBNS) Established Aedes-mosquito population could spread the Zika virus in Europe this summer if infected travelers introduce the virus. An analysis of temperatures, vectorial capacity, basic reproductive number (R0), and air traveler flows suggests parts of Southern Europe may be at risk for Zika outbreaks between June and August.

UN health agency urges action now in European countries to prevent Zika virus spread

New York, Feb 4 (Just Earth News/IBNS) European countries were called on on Wednesday by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) to act early and in a coordinated way to protect the region from Zika virus, just one day after another case was confirmed in the United States.

Zika virus: UN agencies step up response measures following declaration of public health emergency

New York, Feb 3 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Following yesterday’s declaration of a public health emergency of international concern regarding the cluster of microcephaly and other neurological disorders in relation to the Zika virus, United Nations agencies on Tuesday highlighted their actions to support affected communities.