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The alarming rise of the Zika Virus across the globe has created quite a stir and has become a cause of serious concern. Mosquito-borne diseases have turned out probably the greatest threat to the health of the human race. The prevalence of mosquito-borne diseases like malaria, dengue, chikungunya, elephantiasis, Rift Valley fever, yellow fever, wasn't enough that we now have another virulent attack of the Zika virus. This virus is spread by the Aedes Aegypti species of mosquitoes that are abundant in India. Though till now there has been no news of Indians being affected, but still the fear prevails and in the coming days we hope to see an antidote being invented. This edition is dedicated to the Zika virus. Read on to know more on this virus, including it's preventive measures. Read More>>>
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