Utah deceased patient infected with zika

Utah deceased patient infected with zika

World July 8, 2016 21:33

- A patient age who died in Utah City last month was infected with the zikavirus. This was announced by the health authority of the US State Friday in Salt Lake City. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the positive test. The elderly woman had the infection on to traveling in a country where the mosquitoes that transmit the dangerous virus are active.

The precise cause of death is not known. Whether and to what extent zika has played a role in the death is difficult to determine, according to the doctors, because of the physical condition of the person has nothing to say with certainty. In April, the CDC reported the first suspected US dead as a result of zika. A man, seventy passed was infected in Puerto Rico. He died from a severe shortage of blood platelets.

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