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Fifth case of Zika Virus confirmed in Kansas

Source: MGN Online
Source: MGN Online(WTOK)
Published: Jun. 21, 2016 at 11:01 AM CDT
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UPDATE: The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports a fifth case of Zika Virus in Kansas.

The latest case was confirmed in the Northeast Region and was travel-related, so it was not contracted locally.

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed a new case of Zika Virus in Kansas.

KDHE does not track cases by county, but says the virus was confirmed last Friday in South-Central Kansas.

We do know the case was travel-related and not contracted locally.

This is the fourth case of Zika Virus in Kansas this year. One case in Southwest Kansas, the other two in Northeast Kansas.

Eyewitness News is following up on the case, watch for updates as we get them.