According to a tweet from the Salt Lake County Health Department about an hour ago, the first Zika virus related death has been reported. They note in a second tweet that the sex of the patient has not been released.
Salt Lake Health (@saltlakehealth) tweeted at 1:56 PM on Fri, Jul 08, 2016:
#SLCo sees 1st confirmed Zika-related death in continental U.S. Media conf. today at 2pm at SLCo Gov. Center (2100 S. State), room S2-830
Salt Lake Health (@saltlakehealth) tweeted at 2:32 PM on Fri, Jul 08, 2016:
Pls note: the sex of the #Zika-related death in #SLCo has NOT been released.
Details to follow.
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