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No Zika virus in NC

Date Published: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

No cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus infection have been reported in North Carolina, and the mosquito that most often carries the virus is not commonly found in the state. But just in case, Mecklenburg County health officials are planning an extra effort this spring to control the spread of mosquitoes.

“People are very anxious about this,” said Dr. Marcus Plescia, Mecklenburg health director. “Our concern is that we could potentially get to the point where we have mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus here.”..... For more Information Click Here

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