The Colombian government announced on 6 February that at least 3.100 pregnant women in this country have contracted the virus, Zeke, gave to Reuters news Agency.
President Juan Manuel Santos said that the country has not registered any case of microcephaly in newborns associated with this virus.
We will remind, this week 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. To date, cases of infection recorded in 27 countries of the North American, South American and Asia-Pacific regions.
The virus is carried by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes, in addition, researchers are trying to install, not whether it is transmitted sexually. The vaccine has not yet been developed.