2nd Case Of Zika Confirmed In Davidson County

Posted at 6:23 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 20:47:36-04

According to the Metro Nashville Health Department, the second case of Zika in Davidson County has been confirmed.

Officials with the Tennessee Department of Health said the person recently returned to East Nashville after traveling to Honduras where Zika disease is being transmitted by mosquitoes. 

Health officials found no apparent connection with the first travel case.

Health Department staff planned to visit an area near the intersection of Shelby Avenue and South 10th Street, close to where the traveler lives, to notify neighbors Friday.

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