What Texans Need to Know About Zika Virus
- Date of Publication
- December 7, 2021
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Zika is a mosquito-transmitted disease caused by the Zika virus. This publication explores how the virus is spread and its potential effect on humans. Topics include: how to protect yourself from becoming infected, safety precautions if you do become infected, how to reduce mosquito populations around your home, and precautions you can follow when traveling to Zika-prone areas. (2 pages)
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