Finland has had two cases of Zika virus: official

February 10, 2016 1:36 PM

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Finland has had two cases of Zika virus: official

HELSINKI Two people in Finland have tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus since last summer, the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) said on Wednesday.

Both people had come from South America, where the disease is spreading rapidly, and the first one was diagnosed last summer, senior THL researcher Jussi Sane said, about the same time that the outbreak was first reported in Brazil.

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