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Williams County Health Department Reports 1st Travel-Related Case of Zika virus in Ohio

Williams County Health Department Reports 1st Travel-Related Case of Zika virus in Ohio

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WILLIAMS COUNTY, OHIO - A 32-year-old woman who recently returned from Jamaica tested positive for the Zika virus, Rachel Aeschliman, director of nursing for The Williams County Health Department, said Friday.The Williams County Health Department is reporting the county’s first case of Zika virus in a returning traveler.Health Department Director of Nursing Rachael Aeschliman says the person affected is a 32-year-old woman who recently vacationed in Jamaica.She says the woman was diagnosed a couple of days ago when tests were confirmed by the Ohio Department of Health.The woman was never hospitalized and has been counseled on effects of the virus.There have been no cases of Zika virus transmitted through mosquitoes in the state of Ohio. According to the Ohio Department