Texas announces its first locally transmitted Zika case
Monday, 28 November 2016 () AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials are reporting the first case of the Zika virus that was likely transmitted within the state. The Texas Department of State Health Services said Monday the patient is a resident of Cameron County, located on the border the state shares with Mexico.
Texas health officials have reported a local transmission of the Zika virus from a mosquito bite. To date, Florida is the only other state where the virus has spread locally through mosquito-born bites, and not from travel or sex. The infected woman in Texas is a resident along the state's southern...
DALLAS (AP) — Health officials are going door-to-door in the Texas neighborhood of a woman who is believed to be the first person to contract the Zika virus by... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •New Zealand Herald •VOA News