Zika Cases Confirmed in Alabama

Saturday, May 28, 2016


Alabama Department of Public Health officials have confirmed two additional travel-related Zika cases in the state. Officials said in an email release today that the number of confirmed cases is up to five. Officials say the two people who tested positive are from Houston and Jefferson counties. State Health Officer Tom Miller says the department is launching "enhanced surveillance" efforts, which involves asking people who have tested positive for Zika to provide the names of people in their households and the names of their sexual partners.


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