- February 4, 2016

Bad News: The Zika Virus Is Now In Travis County


The first positive case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Travis County.

The man, under the age of 50, contracted the virus while he was traveling in Colombia, according to the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (A/TCHHSD).

The department says the mosquito that carries Zika is endemic to Central Texas.