More Than One-Fifth Of U.S. Zika Cases Imported From Dominican Republic
Kaiser Health News/PBS NewsHour: How a Caribbean island became prime source of U.S. Zika cases
“…Visitors to the Dominican Republic account for more than a fifth of the confirmed Zika cases in the U.S. through mid-July, according to data from state health departments. New York, Florida, and California alone tally 304 cases linked to the country, the data show. As Florida officials investigate what may be the first non-travel-associated cases of Zika infection in the U.S., Kaiser Health News looked more deeply into the origins of the 1,404 travel-related cases reported by all states to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…” (Galewitz, 7/23).
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