Zika virus could spread in Europe this summer – the who

Вирус Зика может распространиться в Европе уже летом, - ВОЗ

All the Zeke this summer could spread to Europe, although the probability of a serious outbreak are low.

This was reported by the world health organization (who), reports “BBC Russian service”.

According to the organization most affected by the spread of the virus to the Black sea coast and the island of Madeira. At risk Russia and Georgia. Countries where the level of flash hazard is assessed as moderate – France, Spain, Italy and Greece. In the UK, the risk of spreading the virus is small, said the report.

Recall that the number of people infected with zika virus in Colombia exceeded 68 thousand people. 12.3 thousand among infected pregnant women.

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Zika fever is an acute infectious disease of monkeys, which occasionally transmitted to humans by mosquitoes and characterized by fever with benign course. The virus is most dangerous for pregnant women, as it gives the fetus the potential microcephaly with severe brain damage.