Zika Transmission in Texas

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The Texas Department of State Health Services reported on November 28, 2016 the first documented case of Zika transmission in Texas from Cameron County along the Mexican border. A woman tested positive for Zika virus in urine but not blood indicating that she was exposed but no longer infective. It is unknown if Zika was contracted through mosquito bite or through one of the other transmission pathways. Zika transmission has been reported for communities across the border in…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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