Annalisa Merelli

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The  first Zika virus case in Los Angeles County  was confirmed this week. A teenage girl contracted the virus while visiting El Salvador in November.

Zika and Latin America

The first Zika virus case in Los Angeles County was confirmed this week. A teenage girl contracted the virus while visiting El Salvador in November.

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