72 Zika Cases Detected In Jaipur; States Asked To Intensify Control Steps

PUBLISHED ON: October 16, 2018 | Duration: 2 min, 45 sec

  
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As the number of people infected with Zika virus rose to 72 in Rajasthan, the Union Health Ministry Monday asked states to check mosquito breeding and intensify vector control strategies to contain the spread of the disease. Sanjeeva Kumar, Additional Secretary (Health), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare held a meeting with various state representatives through video conferencing. He asked them to implement the guidelines as prescribed under the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme for effective control of Zika.

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