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2016
July
14,
2016
| 05:25 PM America/Chicago
West Nile and Zika. As we expected, both mosquito-borne illnesses have been reported in Tarrant County. West Nile On July 13, Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) confirmed the first case of West Nile virus for the 2016 season. The case is fr...
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May
23,
2016
| 04:18 PM America/Chicago
Because of Zika, the Rio Olympics ‘Must Not Proceed’ The CDC is monitoring nearly 300 pregnant women with Zika in the U.S. states, territories Senate Passes Zika Bill That Will Go Nowhere Fast Every time she sees a new headline about Zika, M...
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February
02,
2016
| 09:57 PM America/Chicago
Zika has gained attention from not only the CDC, but the World Health Organization. Leaders from the Who called Zika a “public health emergency of international concern,” earlier in the week, because how fast the virus is spreading and the continu...
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January
22,
2016
| 06:36 PM America/Chicago
The Zika virus? Up until recently, you probably had never heard of it. Discovered in Uganda in 1947 by scientists who were working to understand mosquito borne illnesses, the Zika virus has never been high on the radar of medical professionals. Tr...
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