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Zika Virus strain that causes microcephaly not been found in Rajasthan

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The government today said that Zika Virus strain that causes microcephaly has not been found in Rajasthan. Microcephaly is a birth defect in which a baby’s head is smaller than expected. Union Health Ministry in a statement said it is reviewing the situation on a daily basis.

It said, about 2000 samples were tested for Zika virus out of which 159 cases were confirmed positive. The government is maintaining high vigil of the possibility of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to Zika virus.

The statement said Indian Council of Medical Research – National Institute of Virology, Pune has sequenced five Zika virus strains collected during the Jaipur outbreak. The studies suggest that the known mutations linked to fetal microcephaly are not present in the current strain.

The statement said Information, Education and Communication materials have been supplied to the State government to create awareness about Zika virus disease and strategies for prevention.

Zika virus disease is an emerging disease currently being reported by 86 countries worldwide. Symptoms of the disease include fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise, and headache.

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