- Female, 60-65 years old, travel history: Colombia, travel month: 11/15, confirmation date: 12/22/15, confirmed positive by CDC
- Male, 35-39, travel history: Honduras travel, travel month: 12/15, confirmation date: 1/28/16, confirmed positive by CDC
- Female, 40-45, travel history: Honduras, travel month: 12/15, confirmation date: 1/29/15, confirmed positive by CDC
The Zika virus is extremely dangerous for pregnant women and originates from mosquito bites. Experts say usually the virus is pretty mild. For women who are pregnant, the virus can cause brain damage in babies.
“Here at home we'll eventually see infected mosquitos and so it will be very important to check your home to make sure there is no mosquito breeding ground just pots and buckets anything that would hold a small amount of water,” said City of Houston Health Department director Kathy Barton.