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Texas reports first case of Zika spread by local mosquitoes

Reuters Monday, 28 November 2016
(Reuters) - Texas health officials on Monday reported the state's first case of Zika transmitted by local mosquitoes, making Texas the second state within the continental United States to report local transmission of the virus that has been linked to birth defects.
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On Monday Texas reported its first possible case of locally transmitted Zika infection. If the case is confirmed, Texas and Florida will be the only states with local transmissions of the mosquito-borne illness linked to birth defects. The case involves a woman who lives in Brownsville, near Mexico....

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