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Zika detected in Gujarat

October 29, 2018


NEW DELHI: India’s Zika outbreak is spreading, with officials saying on Sunday that the mosquito-borne virus has been detected in the state of Gujarat after nearly 150 cases were reported this year in Rajasthan. Health authorities in Gujarat said a woman tested positive for Zika and was treated at a state hospital in the capital Ahmedabad, the first confirmed case outside Rajasthan this year.

Published in Dawn, October 29th, 2018

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