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Rep. Cuellar, City of Laredo to Announce New CDC Office in Laredo for Zika Virus Detection and Response

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Laredo office will focus on increasing Zika surveillance, prevention and preparation on U.S.-Mexico border from Laredo to Brownsville

 LAREDO, Texas – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and the City of Laredo Health Department on Tuesday will announce the creation of a new office of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Laredo, with three CDC-contracted public health professionals. At the request of Congressman Cuellar, the CDC-contracted health professionals will be stationed in Laredo for one year and will work with health professionals from Laredo to Brownsville to focus on increasing surveillance, prevention, preparation and education to combat the Zika virus. No cases of Zika have been reported in Laredo or Webb County at this time.

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