Cuban President calls on the people to prevent Zika

Cuban president Raul Castro called on the people to implement a program aimed at preventing the entrance and spread of Zika in Cuba.

The call, published on Granma newspaper on Monday, explains that the Zika Virus, caused by the aedes mosquito, is affecting 32 countries of this part of the world according to the World Health Organization, which declared the situation a sanitary emergency.

Thus far, no Zika case has been detected in our country, though all non-specific fever syndromes are being followed and studied to early identify its presence, while international sanitary control is being intensified, said Raul in his message, and added that in case of finding any sick person there are all necessary conditions for qualified medical assistance.

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