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#USA, #Texas: Reported #Zika Virus Cases – December 27, 2016 (DoH, edited)

 

Title: #USA, #Texas: Reported #Zika Virus Cases – December 27, 2016.

Subject: Zika Virus, current epidemiological situation in Texas.

Source: US State of Texas Department of Health, full page: (LINK).

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Reported Zika Virus Cases – December 27, 2016

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DSHS and Cameron County Health and Human Services have announced six cases of Zika virus disease likely transmitted by mosquitoes in Texas. Additional information on those cases and the response is available via the news release links above.

Through the week ending Dec. 23, Texas has reported 290 cases of illness due to Zika virus.

The count includes 21 pregnant women, two infants infected before birth, and two people who had sexual contact with travelers.

 

Texas Zika Cases by County

[County – Cases]

  1. Angelina  - 2
  2. Bastrop  - 1
  3. Bell  - 7
  4. Bexar  - 20
  5. Brazoria  - 1
  6. Brazos – 4
  7. Burnet  - 1
  8. Cameron – 16
  9. Collin  - 5
  10. Dallas  - 46
  11. Denton  - 9
  12. El Paso  - 3
  13. Ellis  - 1
  14. Fort Bend  - 10
  15. Frio  - 1
  16. Galveston – 8
  17. Gray  - 1
  18. Grayson  - 1
  19. Gregg  - 1
  20. Hamilton  - 1
  21. Harris  - 71
  22. Hidalgo  - 4
  23. Hockley  - 1
  24. Jackson  - 1
  25. Jefferson  - 2
  26. Jones  - 1
  27. Lee  - 1
  28. Lubbock  - 1
  29. Matagorda  - 1
  30. Medina  - 1
  31. Midland  - 1
  32. Montgomery  - 1
  33. Navarro  - 1
  34. Palo Pinto  - 1
  35. Parker  - 1
  36. Randall  - 1
  37. Rusk  - 1
  38. Smith – 1
  39. Starr – 1
  40. Tarrant  - 26
  41. Travis  - 17
  42. Upshur  - 1
  43. Val Verde  - 1
  44. Walker  - 1
  45. Williamson  - 5
  46. Webb  - 6
  47. Wise  - 1
    • Note: Zika case data for Texas will be updated each Tuesday no later than 11 a.m.

 

National Zika Pregnancy Registry

Texas has reported 131 individuals into the CDC’s Zika Pregnancy Registry. The registry includes pregnant women and infants with laboratory evidence of Zika infection, whether or not they ever had symptoms. Texas provides data to the Zika Pregnancy Registry weekly.

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Keywords: USA; Updates; Zika Virus; Texas.

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