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This week, Texas saw its first instance of Zika transmission by mosquito, reports CNN.

Joining Florida, Texas now becomes the second state in the nation to discover a case of mosquito transmission. The case was confirmed in a Brownsville woman last week. The patient is not pregnant, and she has not recently traveled to any countries plagued by Zika.

Texas Panhandle: First hantavirus case of 2014

Apr 14, 2014

A Swisher County resident is the first case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in Texas this year according to a recent news release from the Texas Department of State Health Services.