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Soo all this stuff about ZIKA has anyone heard anything about it being in the US and is it something i need to be concerned about?!?! Im really worried about it i live in texas and i havent heard anything about it being mesqito borne... i have only heard its only here by people who travel here. Please someone help
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I heard two newborns were born with it and a girl in nj is pregnant with the zika virus
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Yes it is contracted through a bite from a infected mosquito and is actually able to be sexually transmitted by a infected male.
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Hi there,

We also have a Zika community here -- for more info, see http://www.medhelp.org/forums/Zika-Virus/show/2152
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I haven't heard of any recent baby cases here in Texas.  I asked my OB about it and we did a quick blood test that came back negative.  Effects of Zika can also be seen on ultrasound so if your doctor hasn't mentioned anything you and baby are probably just fine.
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