Zika In Kanpur Live Updates: 4 pregnant women have been vaccinated, 194 samples have been sent, 20 per cent of those infected do not even get fever.

The number of pregnant women among Zika-affected people has increased to four. A woman from Faithfulganj was found infected with Zika on Wednesday. The test confirmed that she was pregnant. At the same time, there was no report of Zika infected on Thursday. Hundred teams of health department continued the survey in three km area. Along with this, samples of 194 people were taken. So far, samples of 4350 people have been sent for examination. After 17 people turned negative, the number of Zika active cases is 91. 

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The number of pregnant women among Zika-affected people has increased to four. A woman from Faithfulganj was found infected with Zika on Wednesday. The test confirmed that she was pregnant. At the same time, there was no report of Zika infected on Thursday. Hundred teams of health department continued the survey in three km area. Along with this, samples of 194 people were taken. So far, samples of 4350 people have been sent for examination. After 17 people turned negative, the number of Zika active cases is 91. 

Zika In Kanpur Live Updates: 4 pregnant women have been vaccinated, 194 samples have been sent, 20 per cent of those infected do not even get fever.
Zika In Kanpur Live Updates: 4 pregnant women have been vaccinated, 194 samples have been sent, 20 per cent of those infected do not even get fever.

20 percent of Zika infected people do not even have a fever. 90% of the infected are not life-threatening, but those who are patients of chronic kidney, liver, diabetes, their condition can be serious. Protect them from mosquitoes. Senior Physician Dr. Nandini Rastogi told this to the journalists in the IMA auditorium.

Zika virus cases in Kanpur.

He said that the first changes in the Zika virus came in Africa. After this change, the virus started having side effects on the fetus. Dr. Rastogi told that Zika is less dangerous than dengue. Also it is not fatal. Pregnant women need to be more careful till 12 weeks of pregnancy.

This is the period of organogenesis of the baby, in which the baby is harmed. A woman can also have a miscarriage and a dead child can also be born. In such a situation, pregnant women should apply mosquito nets. It is necessary for women to have a second level ultrasound.

IMA President Dr. Brijendra Shukla told that Zika is caused by Aedes aegypti. It is dangerous for the unborn babies. This can lead to malformations in the baby. Therefore caution is necessary. City Health Officer Dr. Amit Singh Gaur, IMA Secretary Dr. Devjyoti Dev Rai etc. were present on this occasion.

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