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Travel notice issued for The Bahamas by the CDC

From the region, The CDC has now issued a travel notice for The Bahamas because the country has recorded its first case of locally transmitted Zika Virus.

The local transmission is reported in Nassau, which is the economic, government and tourism center of The Bahamas.  Bahamian Health officials on Monday confirmed that four cases of Zika have been confirmed for New Providence, 83 suspected cases are on wait and see and within that group; eight are pregnant women.

Dr Perry Gomez, Health Minister said the expectant mothers are being treated and are doing well; their cases are said to be a originating from a mix of travel and local transmission.

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