Two other Russians allegedly contracted the virus of Zeke, said in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24″ the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.
Popov recalled that earlier diagnosis was confirmed at two of the Russians. “And today, under the suspicion we have two patients who have signs of fever. But the final diagnosis has not yet exposed,” she said. Two Russian citizens traveled to the Dominican Republic, said the head of Department.
According to Popova, from the end of last year, Russian authorities have strengthened sanitary-quarantine control at entry in the country. Currently inspected about 4 million passengers, although sometimes they do not suspect, said the head of Rospotrebnadzor, explaining that the survey is carried out using thermal imaging equipment. Screening for the virus Zeke were about 40 people.
The zika virus was previously confirmed in a resident of Yaroslavl and Muscovite. This virus can be transmitted through the bites of mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. Symptoms – high fever, rash, headache and joint pain. Vaccine against the disease yet.