The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with Texas health officials to investigate what may be that state’s first known case of local mosquito-borne Zika infection. Zika is primarily spread by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito, pictured here, though the virus can also be sexually transmitted. Florida became the first state to report a locally acquired Zika infection in late July.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with Texas health officials to investigate what may be that state’s first known case of local mosquito-borne Zika infection. Zika is primarily spread by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito, pictured here, though the virus can also be sexually transmitted. Florida became the first state to report a locally acquired Zika infection in late July.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with Texas health officials to investigate what may be that state’s first known case of local mosquito-borne Zika infection. Zika is primarily spread by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito, pictured here, though the virus can also be sexually transmitted. Florida became the first state to report a locally acquired Zika infection in late July.

Texas may have locally transmitted Zika infection, CDC reports

November 29, 2016 09:12 AM

UPDATED November 29, 2016 11:19 AM

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