Outbreaks

Russia says registers first case of person infected with Zika virus

Copyright Reuters 2016

 (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Russia's consumer safety watchdog said on Monday the country had registered its first case of a person infected with the Zika virus, an unnamed female who had been on holiday in the Dominican Republic.

Rospotrebnadzor, the watchdog, said in a statement that the condition of the person was satisfactory and that her family members had tested negative for the virus.

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