BUCHAREST - Romania has recorded its first known case of the Zika virus, after a young woman contracted it during a trip to the Caribbean island of Martinique, health authorities said on Tuesday.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus has been linked to thousands of cases of the microcephaly birth defect in countries such as Brazil, which has declared a public health emergency.
"A 27-year-old Romanian woman tested positive for Zika. This is an isolated case ... an import one," said Laurentiu Colintineanu, spokesman for the health ministry.
"The woman, who spent ... from late June until mid early July in Martinique, contracted the virus during her stay there."
Colintineanu said no other data on the case nor the identity of the person could be made public and that the woman, who had asked for medical assistance two days after her return in Romania.
Bucharest city authorities have launched a mosquito-fighting campaign as temperatures are hovering around 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit). -Reuters
About 92 News HD Live Main TV Channel of Pakistan:
92 News (also known as 92 News HD Plus (Channel 92) is a conservative Urdu language TV channel based in Lahore, Pakistan.
Mian Muhammad Hanif is the chairman of the channel.
This TV channel is a subsidiary of Madinah Group under Galaxy Media Group.
The channel's name, 92, is to celebrate the 1992 Cricket World Cup won by Pakistan. The number 92 is also the telephone country calling code of Pakistan, which is another major reason behind the channel's name.
92 News HD is Pakistan’s first HD Plus News Channel. Aims to bring credible & responsible News & important stories from Pakistan & around the World
We bring you Latest Pakistani and International News at 92 News Hd Plus to Read and Watch
We believe in genuine and true journalism, we do not prevail sensation just for ratings.
We do not hide news but never tend to add any unethical content or angling that goes against the norms of our religion Islam and Pakistan's culture.
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