Zika Virus Infection: One case of Zika virus has been reported in Pune. On November 16, the patient came for treatment at Jahangir Hospital in Pune with complaints of fever, cough, joint pain and fatigue. On November 18, the Zika virus was detected in a private lab.
On the other hand, on November 30, a patient was confirmed to be infected with Zika during a test at NIV Pune. On November 22, a disease control action plan was launched in the area by the Pune Municipal Corporation. Houses around the patient were surveyed, but no other suspected patients were confirmed in the area.
House-to-house survey, container survey was conducted for mosquito breeding in this area, but Aedes was found here. Mosquito breeding was not found. The area became a blur. The Zika virus-infected patient is originally from Nashik and came to Pune on November 6. Earlier he had gone to Surat on 22 October. The patient is currently doing well and has no symptoms.
What is the Zika virus?
The Zika virus is a disease that is spread by mosquitoes. . This disease is spread only by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. These mosquitoes are more active during the day. Infection caused by this virus is dangerous and can lead to hospitalization.
These are symptoms of Zika virus infection
Aedes albopictes and Aedes aegypti are at risk of spreading the Zika virus. When infected with the Zika virus, mixed symptoms of fever and malaria are observed. This virus spreads rapidly from person to person. In such a case, it is necessary to maintain distance from the infected person for about 3 weeks.
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