The Tamil Nadu government conducted three tests in different states before confirming the positive case of Zika virus.
Of the 134 cases that India reported, the cause of death among 96% of children was listed as being “unclassifiable” or “coincidental due to something other than vaccine.”
In their letter, many individuals and organisations stated that a country with as much poverty as India should not enforce patents on drugs and vaccines the same way industrialised countries have.
The public interest litigation seeks the divestment of 32% shares held by public sector insurance companies in the tobacco major ITC.
Until the new notification making Aadhaar compulsory under the government’s Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme, healthcare workers say did not even know cash benefits were available.