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Six cases of Zika virus were diagnosed in California in the last three years
Los Angeles Times

Six people in California have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in the past three years, state public health officials said Monday. All of the cases were contracted abroad.

California Department of Public Health Director Karen Smith said Monday that there is no evidence that mosquitoes in California are carrying Zika virus — which experts think could be causing serious birth defects — but advised that people take steps to avoid being bitten. There is no vaccine for Zika.

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