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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

33 U.S. Service Members Have Contracted Zika, Pentagon Says #HNNHealth


Thirty-three U.S. service members, including one who is pregnant, have contracted the Zika virus overseas, the Pentagon says.In addition, six dependents of military personnel have been infected, a Pentagon source told NBC News
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Officials would not say where the service members were posted, but one defense official said all had recently traveled to areas where Zika is prevalent.

The Department of Defense started tracking the mosquito-borne illness earlier this year, according to The Military Times

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