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    First case of Zika virus confirmed in Newfoundland and Labrador

    CBC News Posted: May 16, 2016 9:38 PM NT Last Updated: May 16, 2016 9:38 PM NT

    One Newfoundland man has been diagnosed with a case of Zika virus, the insect-borne virus spreading around the world.

    Newfoundland and Labrador`s chief medical officer of health says that one adult male was diagnosed with Zika in April after a visit to the Caribbean. He initially sought treatment for a rash, and has since recovered from the illness.

    Dr. David Allison did not provide information on the man`s age, or where in the province he received treatment.
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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfou...ador-1.3585103
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