New mosquito-borne threat of Zika virus doesn’t deter Mainers

January 30, 2016 9:01 AM

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New mosquito-borne threat of Zika virus doesn’t deter Mainers

But those traveling to areas where the virus is prevalent say they're taking precautions.

Whitney Lutz said her team of health care professionals and nursing students expects to encounter the Zika virus on its next trip to the Dominican Republic, one of dozens of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean where the mosquito-borne virus that may be linked to birth defects has spread.

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