Two New Cases of Zika in Mississippi

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health reports two new cases of Zika, bringing the 2016 total to 11 in Mississippi.
The cases were a resident of Oktibbeha County who recently traveled to St. Lucia and a Neshoba County resident who recently traveled to Jamaica.
Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that causes severe birth defects in a developing fetus, including brain damage, hearing and vision loss and impaired growth if the mother is infected during pregnancy.

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