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California Confirms Reduced Zika Virus Infections

October 23, 2020 • 12:10 pm CDT
(Zika News)

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported on October 1, 2020, the continual decline in travel-related Zika virus cases in 2020. The new report indicates only (3) Zika cases have been confirmed during 2020, which is a significant delines from the (41) Zika cases confirmed during 2019.

Thus far in California, Zika virus infections have been documented only in people who were infected while traveling to areas with ongoing Zika transmission, through sexual contact with an infected traveler, or through maternal-fetal transmission during pregnancy, said the CDPH.

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