The ravages of the Zika virus did not stop in Kanpur, 16 new patients were found, CM Yogi will take stock of the situation today


History highlights

  • Zika virus chaos in Kanpur
  • 16 more new patients appeared

Zika virus outbreak in Kanpur: The Zika virus chaos in Kanpur, UP is not taking its name to stop. According to the information, 16 more new patients have been found in the district. So far, 105 Zika virus patients have been reported in Kanpur. Two pregnant women are also included in the 16 new patients.

CM Yogi Adityanath will also visit Kanpur today to take stock of the situation in light of the increase in Zika virus cases. According to the news agency, CM Yogi will hold a meeting with district health officials at the Kanpur Development Authority Auditorium. At this meeting, Yogi will review preparations to deal with the Zika virus.

Apart from this, CM Yogi will also visit the areas affected by the Zika virus. Here, Yogi will meet the relatives of patients infected with the Zika virus.

What is the Zika virus?

Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that is transmitted through the bite of a species of mosquito called Aedes aegypti. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Aedes mosquitoes tend to bite during the day. This is the same mosquito that spreads dengue, chikungunya. Although Zika virus infection is not a serious problem for most people, it can be dangerous for pregnant women, especially the fetus.

What are your symptoms?

There are no specific symptoms of the Zika virus. Its symptoms are also often similar to dengue, such as fever, body rashes, and joint pain.


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