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Zika Virus in Columbus: Two More Test Positive

Zika Virus in Columbus: Two More Test Positive

614now Staff

Two more cases of the Zika Virus have been found in the city of Columbus bringing the total number to 5, with 9 pending cases in Franklin County.

According to NBC4i, The infected are both women that have traveled out of the country; One woman is in her 30’s, and one woman is in her 60’s. Neither is pregnant.

Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected mosquitos. One of the primary issues with Zika is the possibility it could pass from a pregnant woman to her fetus.

Currently, there is no vaccine or medicine for Zika.

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