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Central Texas blood supply could be impacted by Zika virus

Published on May 12, 2016 under CommunityImpact

The Blood Center of Central Texas and pest control company ABC Home and Commercial Services announced the Bite Back! campaign May 11 to prevent mosquito-borne cases of the Zika virus in the area and inform residents of the potential effect the spread of the disease may have on the local blood supply. “We are now entering mosquito season,” said Bobby Jenkins, CEO of ABC Home and Commercial Services. “We’ve been very blessed by lots of rain and nice, warm temperatures. Well, that is what mosquitos need. [The mosquito that can transmit Zika] is the kind of mosquito that is local. It […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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