Teenager Near Tokyo Found To Have Zika Virus After Return From Brazil - NHK

Published: Feb 25, 2016

A male teenager near Tokyo was found to have been infected with Zika virus after a visit to Brazil, Japan's first case of the infection since May last year when the virus spread widely in Latin America, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday.

The man, who is in Kanagawa prefecture, southwest of the Japanese capital, was running a fever and a rash, after having returned to Japan, NHK quoted the health ministry as saying.

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