President Enrique Peña Nieto instructed the Minister of Health to
keep the population duly informed through the media on the actions the
government will take to prevent and deal with cases of the Zika virus in the
country and the effects of this disease.
recommended by the WHO Emergency
Committee have been adopted, as a result of which the preventive actions for
2016 will be intensified.
Preventive work has been carried out through the
Ministry of Health.
Brigades have been formed to provide care in areas
where there is a potential risk.
Fumigation and orientation actions have been
undertaken to prevent the spread of the virus.
Between November 2015 and January 29, 2016, the Health Ministry has only
confirmed 34 cases of infections in Mexico.
Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a global health emergency
because of its potential risk to unborn babies.