The French Ministry of health reported on 27 February that the country recorded the first case of the virus zika in the transfer of pathogenic microbe sexually transmitted.
Sick woman, whose husband recently returned from Brazil, gave the news Agency France Presse. Ill not pregnant, the disease occurs in mild form. Her hospitalization was not required, said the Minister of health of France Marisol Touraine.
On 1 February the world health organization (who) declared emergencies on a global scale the rapid spread of the virus zika, which led to thousands of births of children with microcephaly.
The virus is carried by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. The vaccine has not yet been developed. Means of prevention is the destruction of mosquito vectors of disease.