Public Health District Warns of Zika Virus

Public Health District Warns of Zika Virus

WICHITA FALLS, TX - The Wichita County Public Health District is warning Texomans to educate themselves about the Zika virus before traveling outside of the country.

The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and can cause brain defects in babies.

The health district says you need to be aware of where Zika transmission is active and take necessary precautions.

Transmission has been identified in at least 14 countries or territories in the Americas, including Puerto Rico.

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