Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Feb. 28
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The measures are being conducted in Uzbekistan to prevent dangerous infections, including Zika virus, to appear and spread throughout the country, Dilorom Tursunova, deputy head of the State Department of Sanitary-Epidemiological Surveillance of the Uzbek Ministry of Health, said.
"The thermal imagers have been installed at all international airports, railway stations and customs posts to reveal infected people," Tursunova told reporters Feb. 26.
She said that Zika virus has not been revealed in Uzbekistan.
The disease caused by Zika virus refers to transmissible viral infections transmitted by Aedesaegypti mosquitoes in tropical areas. The first cases of the disease were fixed in European countries.