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First Confirmed Case Of Zika Virus In Georgia

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The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed their state’s first travel-related case of the Zika Virus, according to our Atlanta sister station WXIA-TV.

They say that the person who has the virus is not pregnant. The subject had traveled to Colombia between the end of December and the first week of January.

They have already made a full recovery.

There are no cases of the Zika virus in Kentucky.

In a press release from Baptist Health, Dr. Ben Clausing said, "As a threat to people in Kentucky, I think we won’t see anything widespread, if at all.”

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