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Pregnant Tica Could Be First Indigenous Case of Zika In The Country

The Aedes aegypti or yellow fever mosquito is a vector for transmitting several tropical fevers such as Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya. Only the female bites for blood, which she needs to mature her eggs.
The Aedes aegypti or yellow fever mosquito is a vector for transmitting several tropical fevers such as Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya. Only the female bites for blood, which she needs to mature her eggs.

QCOSTARICA – A pregnant women with 36 weeks gestation could become the first autochthonous case of the Zika virus in Costa Rica, reports Chrhoy.com

According to the report, the Minister of Health, Dr. Fernando Llorca, confirms this is a woman in Guanacaste with a “very suspicious” case of carrying the Zika virus.


Related: Canada Confirms 1st Case of Zika Virus


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The pregnancy was normal, underwent ultrasound evidence that the baby does not have microcephaly.

“She’s a pregnant woman who tested negative test for Zika, and have ruled out Chikungunya or Dengue. We are doing a more concentrated and specific test and I hope to have the results on Monday or Tuesday,” said Llorca.

The minister explained the case is handled as a suspect until proven otherwise.

So far two cases imported from Colombia and Honduras have been registered in the country, a third rated “highly suspicious”, the case of the American tourist who allegedly contracted the virus in Costa Rica has not been confirmed.

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