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Health warnings about Zika virus increase, five Californians infected
Los Angeles Daily News

Concern about Zika virus arriving to the United States from abroad rose Tuesday after federal health officials posted additional travel alerts about two more countries affected by the mosquito-borne disease.

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention included the United States Virgin Islands and Dominican Republic on the list of now two dozen countries and territories where Zika has been present. Last week, the CDC advised pregnant women to avoid travel to Central American, South American and Caribbean countries, including Puerto Rico.

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