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  • US - 3 cases of Zika virus, including 1 in pregnant woman, confirmed in D.C.

    3 cases of Zika virus, including 1 in pregnant woman, confirmed in D.C.

    By: fox5dc.com staff
    POSTED:FEB 04 2016 03:24PM EST
    UPDATED:FEB 04 2016 03:26PM EST

    WASHINGTON - The DC Department of Health has confirmed three cases of Zika virus in Washington, including one case in a pregnant woman.

    One of the cases was in 2015, the other two were in 2016. All three individuals had traveled outside the United States.

    In one of the 2016 cases, the woman who contracted the virus was pregnant. There is no word on her or the condition of her unborn child.

    The 2015 case and one of the 2016 cases were contracted in South America. The other 2016 case was contracted in Central America.
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    http://www.fox5dc.com/news/local-news/84543130-story
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