Zika virus cases
In Kerala, a 24 year old pregnant woman from Thiruvananthapuram district was the first case of Zika virus reported this year. State health ministry said that with two more cases confirmed as Zika virus.The both cases reported from thiruvananthapuram, it takes the total number of Zika virus cases to 21.Veena George, state health ministry urged the people to stay conscious and take part in the ongoing vector control measures.
The ministry said that, the arrangements were made in three medical colleges hospitals for the testing of Zika virus cases. Earlier the state was sending samples for testing to the National Institute of virology in pune. In this year, the first case of Zika virus is from thiruvananthapuram district from kerala. The first case is from a 24 years pregnant woman.
Later she gave birth to a baby.after both mother and baby are stable. Union health ministry rushed an experts team to kerala for the control of outbreak virus. Medical experts said that Zika virus is not a affective it can't be threatened the people, it can be controlled by taking respective measures and by treatment. The virus spreads through mosquitoes and it can be transmitted through casual sex. However it is not more effective, one in five will see the symptoms, which can't be threatened.