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Who: the peak of the epidemic fever zika is yet to come

The Director General of the world health organization (who) Margaret Chan announced that the outbreak of zika fever has not yet reached its peak. This statement Chan made after a two-day visit to Brazil, reports Reuters. Simultaneously with the application of the VAT have been documented cases of the virus zika in the U.S., Japan and the Czech Republic.

In Florida zika virus was detected in three pregnant women recently who went abroad. This is not the first infection the virus in the U.S., however, the first cases of the disease in pregnant women.

In the Czech Republic recorded the first two cases of human infection with zika virus. Both patients contracted the fever, having been in the West Indies.

In Japan also the first recorded case of the virus Zeke the teenager, who had recently visited Brazil.

On 1 February the world health organization declared an emergency situation 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 researchers also suspect that the virus is sexually transmitted. The vaccine virus has not yet been developed. Means of prevention is the destruction of mosquito vectors of disease.

Who: the peak of the epidemic fever zika is yet to come 25.02.2016

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