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Zika may have claimed its first victim in the continental US

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 14, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Julie M. Rodriguez last modified Jul 13, 2016

Last Friday, health officials announced that the first death related to Zika has occurred in the continental US. An elderly patient in Utah had tested positive for Zika virus after traveling to an affected region, but because of the person's underlying health conditions, it's not known if the virus was the sole cause of death, or if it merely contributed. Doctors were unable to confirm the presence of the virus until after the patient had already died. At this time, the Salt Lake County...






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