2nd person contracts Zika through local mosquito in Florida, officials confirm

August 25, 2016 4:41 PM

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LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) – Officials say a second person in Palm Beach County, Florida, has contracted the Zika virus through a local mosquito.

Florida's Department of Health said in a statement Wednesday that a 24-year-old Lake Worth woman has been confirmed to have contracted the virus.

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