"Now is the time for countries to prepare themselves to reduce the
risk to their populations," WHO's Europe chief Zsuzsanna Jakab said
in a statement. "Every European country in which Aedes mosquitos are
present can be at risk for the spread of Zika virus disease.
"A number of travelers infected with Zika have entered Europe, but
the disease has not been transmitted further, as the mosquito is
still inactive. With the onset of spring and summer, the risk that
Zika virus will spread increases."
(Reporting by Tom Miles; Editing by Dominic Evans)
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