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5 new Zika cases announced in Louisiana

7 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, July 27 2016 Jul 27, 2016 July 27, 2016 3:46 PM July 27, 2016 in Health
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The number of Zika virus cases in Louisiana is growing with health officials reporting five new cases in the state.

All of the people infected reported they got the virus while traveling. Now, they're being treated in Louisiana.

The newly announced cases bring the total number of Zika cases in the state to 14.

According to health officials, patients contracted the disease in regions with ongoing Zika transmission.

The United States currently has travel warnings in place to alert people going abroad about the chance for infection.

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