quarta-feira, 3 de fevereiro de 2016

Who creates global response unit to the Zika virus

The Director of the Department of health care maternoinfantis, Anthony Costello, points out that the virus is not transmitted between people, but certain mosquitoes to humans "and that the big risk is that the virus return to Africa and to Asia, where the birth rate is higher, and could reach southern Europe and the United States.

In charge of who advances that the El Niño phenomenon "can be one of the reasons for spread of the virus" and warns that a vaccine is "years, not months away."

The who expects 3 to 4 million cases of Zika this year, 1.5 million of which in Brazil.

The Zika virus is transmitted by the same mosquito which spreads dengue and yellow fe ver. In Portugal, this mosquito (Aedes aegypti) was only found in the wood.

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