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Airports Stepping Up to Prevent Spread of Zika Virus: ICAO

Airports are enhancing the pest control measures in order to prevent the spread of Zika virus, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) said in a statement on February 11.

According to the statement, “The management of the outbreak is currently focused on reducing the populations of the Aedes mosquito that transmit the virus at airports (vector control).”

The ICAO also urged the airlines to follow WHO guidelines regarding testing and use of insecticides for the airplanes.

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