Said this yesterday, the President of the country Nicolas Maduro. This year, the doctors recorded 319 confirmed cases of the disease. Of these, 68 proceeded with serious complications. From the infection, despite the efforts of the doctors, three people were killed. Unconfirmed cases of the virus infecting Zeke much more – about 5.2 thousand.
The zika virus is dangerous for pregnant women. The pathogen disrupts the formation of the fetal nervous system and leads to the development of microcephaly – a birth defect of the brain. In most cases, microcephaly leads to the development of mental retardation and disturbance of vital functions.
So far, data on the relationship of infection problems in infants did not find scientific evidence that too little time passed since the virus was discovered before the scientific work on the problem. Note, 1 February 2016, the world health organization (who) recognized the fever of a virulent disease for the residents of North and South America.