Canadian tourist diagnosed with rare virus after trip to Thailand

Posted on May 30, 2013 • Filed under: Thailand, Tourists ill

The Ottawa Citizen reports that public health authorities in Alberta say a woman from the province has been diagnosed with a rare virus after she returned from a trip to Thailand. The woman tested positive for Zika virus, making hers the first confirmed infection with this virus in Canada. The 45-year-old woman reported having sustained numerous bug bites during a trip to Phuket and Bangkok in southern Thailand in January. Read article

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