Animal Velasquz, Health Minister of Peru, and Margarita Guevara, Health Minister of Ecuador, plan to partner in initiating action against the mosquito that is spreading the Zika-virus.
Velasquez asserted that they have set up traps to survey the mosquitos and have used insecticides to inhibit the growth of the zika mosquito. They have also taken measures to strictly monitor people who have been bitten. Care will specifically be taken to survey travelers going from Ecuador to Peru. (more…)