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Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Health officials confirm first Zika virus case in Hays County

The Hays County Local Health Department has received confirmation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a local, travel-associated case of Zika virus infection in Hays County.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Abbott asks feds for Zika funding, guidance

As Texas braces for a possible Zika virus outbreak via local mosquito populations, Gov. Greg Abbott asked federal health officials Wednesday to review the state’s plan to combat the disease, which has been linked to serious birth...

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Travis County officials confirm first case of Zika virus

Travis County health officials on Thursday confirmed the first case of the Zika virus in the county.

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