First Chikungunya-Positive Mosquito Detected in Texas

First Chikungunya-Positive Mosquito Detected in Texas

Health officials in Harris County say a mosquito has tested positive for the Chikungunya virus.
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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