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'Zika mosquitoes' in Indian lab

The spread of the Zika virus across the Americas is being described as an explosive pandemic and now Asia is on alert.

Zika is a mosquito-borne virus which has recently been linked to shrunken brains in children and a rare auto-immune disease called Gillian Barre syndrome.

India has already started testing for the virus among its 1.3 billion population.

  • 02 Feb 2016
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