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Four Additional Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Disease Cases Confirmed
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 9, 2016) – Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services announced today four additional locally transmitted Zika virus disease cases have been confirmed. All of the cases were identified as a result of the door-to-door surveillance activities conducted by the department last week as a response to the first locally transmitted Zika virus disease case in Brownsville.
The City of Brownsville will continue working with the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services, Texas Department of State Health Services and Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the education, surveillance and vector activities.
"The Public Health & Wellness Department is committed to working with the Cameron County Health Department to address concerns regarding Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses," said City Public Health & Wellness Director Arturo Rodriguez. "We advise residents to take preventative measures and contact vector control if they encounter areas with mosquitos."
Citizens are encourage to use the following prevention methods:
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