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New Zika Case On The Mississippi Gulf Coast

The Mississippi department of health reports one new travel related case of Zika virus right here on the coast in Harrison County. This is the second case of Zika reported this month in Harrison County bringing the number of the…

CDC Gives Mississippi Zika Funding

In preparation for the possible spread of the Zika virus, the centers for disease control and prevention has given Mississippi funding to fight the virus. The CDC gave the magnolia state 400 thousand dollars to improve the ability to rapidly…

Mississippi Health Officials Reporting First Zika Case

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports its first case of Zika virus. The case was in a Madison County resident who recently traveled to Haiti. Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that may cause devastating birth defects if…