according to The individual developed symptoms that are often associated with the Zika virus, which include: fever, rash and joint pain.
Symptoms are usually mild, and most people exposed to Zika virus won’t develop any symptoms at all.
Pregnant women should not travel to areas with Zika virus transmission.
It is anticipated that additional individuals who travel to areas with active Zika transmission will be identified.
This is especially important when traveling to areas with active Zika transmission such as Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
as informed in According to CBS affiliate KLBK, The City of Lubbock Health Department confirmed Thursday morning the county’s first case of the Zika virus.
The individual developed symptoms that are often associated with the Zika virus which include: fever, rash and joint pain.
The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes).
At this time, the City of Lubbock says no mosquitoes in the county have tested positive for the virus.
“We don’t have the Zika virus here so walking around in your backyard a mosquito here in Lubbock isn’t going to give you the Zika virus, this is a mosquito that bit somebody who has traveling,” said Katherine Wells, the director of public health for the City of Lubbock.
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DCHHS Reports First Zika Virus Case in Dallas County « D Healthcare Daily
Dallas County Health and Human Services reported the first case of Zika virus in Dallas County for 2017.
The best ways to avoid Zika virus are to avoid mosquito bites and sexual contact with an infected person.
There is no treatment or vaccination available to treat Zika virus.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Zika virus is mainly transmitted to people by infected Aedes species mosquitoes.
DCHHS has submitted the case for review to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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