Texas of­fi­cials said they believe four more cases of Zika have been trans­mit­ted in Texas, al­most two weeks after an­nounc­ing the first such case of a wo­man who lives in Brownsville, a city lo­cated on the Mex­ico bor­der.

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Texas state health of­fi­cials said the new cases were iden­ti­fied in tests con­ducted after the first case was un­cov­ered. Health of­fi­cials be­lieved the ad­di­tional in­fec­tions likely hap­pened be­fore mos­quito-con­trol ef­forts in­ten­si­fied. None of those in­fected is preg­nant. In­fec­tion dur­ing preg­nancy can lead to se­vere brain­re­lated birth de­fects.

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