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Zika virus cases reported in Kerala

Amid the surge in covid-19 cases in State, Kerala has officially confirmed its first case of Zika virus, which is a mosquito-borne viral infection. Key facts Samples of 13 persons, suspected to be positive with Zika virus, have been sent to National Institute of Virology in Pune. Symptoms of this viral infection include fever, skin ..

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Integrated Health Information Platform: Key Facts

The Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently launched the Integrated Health Information Platform. According to the health ministry, India is the first country to adopt such an advanced surveillance system. About the Platform The Integrated Health Information Platform is to operate under the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme. The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme operates under ..

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