An epidemic is now affecting both humans and primates in Brazil. Yellow fever has the lives hundreds of humans and thousands of primates.
The experts warn that the danger of the outbreak would be critical if the virus begins to spread by the same mosquito that transmits Zika virus. The Brazil Yellow Fever Outbreak has been ongoing since December 2016.
Government officials have done the same measures in their fight against other mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and yellow fever.
Costa Rica health officials confirmed that there is a first known case of the Zika virus in the country.
Initial experiments were already undertaken since April 2015.