Nebraska health Department officials say A fourth case of travel-related Zika virus was recently reported.
Officials say a woman in her 30s from Lancaster County who recently traveled to a Zika-affected country made contact with the virus. She wasn’t hospitalized.
State health officials say they are expecting to see more travel-related cases of Zika virus in Nebraska and DHHS will be updating state-specific case information frequently
Officials say If people are traveling to an area with Zika, it’s important to prevent mosquito bites both abroad and when they come back home.
- Officials say preventive tips include:
- Using an EPA-registered insect repellent properly
- Wearing long-sleeved shirts and long pants
- Staying in places with air conditioning or that have screens on doors and windows
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