Monthly Archives: February 2016

Zika Virus

Posted On : Feb 12

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Scientists while conducting routine surveillance for yellow fever in the Zika forest of Uganda in the year 1947 isolated the Zika virus in samples taken from a captive sentinel rhesus monkey. A year later this virus was recovered from the Aedesafricanus mosquito from the same forest. By 1952 the first human cases were detected in […]

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