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In the UK, will disinfect aircraft in connection with the spread of the virus Zika

In British airports will disinfect aircraft arriving from areas with documented cases of the virus Zika.

According to British experts, the timely measures taken should allow to minimize the threat of the virus Zika penetration into the UK, at the same time is supposed to do the procedures for handling aircraft disinfectants will not create problems for air carriers.

It is necessary to clarify that such measures had already been taken by the British authorities, when there was patchy spread of influenza viruses and H1N1 MERS in the world, which in turn helped to prevent possible risks.

Nevertheless, experts believe that such measures will lead to significant problems for passengers, since it is likely that after landing, passengers will have to be in airplanes for at least another hour.