- Associated Press - Monday, June 6, 2016

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) - Health authorities in northwest Ohio say they’ve talked to a 50-year-old man diagnosed with the Zika virus about preventing the spread of the virus.

The Hancock County health commissioner in Findlay said the man had recently traveled to the Caribbean and contracted the virus.

Health Commissioner Karim Baroudi says the man is doing fine.

There are no reported cases of Zika virus being transmitted in Ohio. The virus is spread by mosquitoes and has been identified as a problem primarily in tropical regions.

Pregnant women are advised not to travel to areas where Zika transmission has been reported. Zika has been linked to a birth defect called microcephaly, a condition that causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains.

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