First Chikungunya-Positive Mosquito Detected in Texas


Published 08/07 2014 09:59AM

Updated 08/07 2014 10:01AM

Health officials in Harris County say a mosquito has tested positive for the Chikungunya virus. It is the first Chikungunya-positive mosquito detected in the state.

The first human case in Texas was reported on July 7, 2014.

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, as of Wednesday, 10 confirmed human cases have been reported across the state, including one in Dallas County.

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