Zika Virus Infection in a Massachusetts Resident After Travel to Costa Rica: A Case Report
Chen, Lin H
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Case Report: On 2 to 3 January 2016, a previously healthy 55-year-old male Massachusetts resident presented to the walk-in clinic at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with rash, conjunctivitis, and arthralgia. He had traveled to Costa Rica with 2 family members from 19 to 26 December 2015 and stayed in Nosara, on the northwestern coast. He reported having had many mosquito bites. The patient noted mild myalgia and subjective fever starting 30 December, followed by a red rash of the trunk and arms, redness of the face and eyes, headache, and arthralgia.