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Dept. Of Health Confirms 6 Cases Of Zika Virus In Pa.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The number of Zika virus cases in Pennsylvania continues to rise for the third week in a row.

According to the state Department of Health, there are now six confirmed cases of the virus in Pennsylvania.

They also say that more than 200 test results are still pending.

The CDC has been flooded with requests for Zika tests, and there is a one-month waiting period to get the results.

The virus typically leaves the body after a week.

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Last week, the Allegheny County Health Department made Zika concerns the main topic at their Board of Health meeting. They said their main concern is for people who have been traveling.

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