A woman in South Texas likely received the Zika virus from a mosquito, officials said. —>
BY RYAN OSBORNE
(Star Telegram) A South Texas woman has been diagnosed with the state’s first locally transmitted case of the Zika virus, health officials said Monday.
She likely received the virus from a mosquito, according to a press release from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
The woman, a resident of Cameron County in the Rio Grande Valley, isn’t pregnant and hasn’t recently traveled to Mexico or any other country at risk of the virus, the press release said.