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Bucks County Confirms First Case Of Zika Virus

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) -- The Bucks County Department of Health learned that the county has its first confirmed case of Zika virus. The news was announced on Thursday.

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Bucks County Health Director Dr. David Damsker said that the case exists in a resident of the county who traveled to the Caribbean. It is not known how long the person stayed before returning to Bucks County.

He announced that the person has fully recovered.

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"This positive case does not elevate the risk of contracting Zika for any of the residents of Bucks County," Dr. Damsker announced on Thursday. "There is no risk of local transmission as a result of this one individual."


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