Zika Virus Confirmed in Kerala

Now it’s the time for Zika Virus. In Kerala, the first case of Zika Virus infection has been confirmed with the 24 yr old pregnant women. Health Minister Veena George said the news media, the patient is undergoing treatment in Thiruvananthapuram private hospital. Initially, the lady approached the hospital with mild fever, head ache and rashes on skin. Later, the sample was collected and tested in National Institute of Virology (NIV). Doctors also confirmed that the patient condition is stable and she delivered baby on June 7,2021.

Symptoms and Risks of Zika Virus

Zika Virus is a disease caused by Mosquito bites and sypmtoms are also like Chikungunya. Though this viral disease is not deadly, it is complicated to pregnant ladies. As it may cause birth defects. Also the disease can be transmitted through blood transfusion and sexual activities. Doctors suggesting that complete rest is the only solution for the infected persons.

In the meanwhile, the state Kerala confirmed with 10 cases of Zika virus. So, stay away from the mosquito bites is the only way to avoid Zika Virus.

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