Zika virus case found in Upshur County


Longview News-Journal

A case of the Zika virus has been identified in an Upshur County resident, but the virus was not contracted locally, Texas Department of State Health Services spokesman Chris Van Deusen said.

Van Deusen said Thursday that the case was travel related but could not provide more details.

As of Thursday, 168 Zika cases have been recorded in Texas, all contracted through travel, Van Deusen said.

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