Child born in Austin has Zika virus

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TRAVIS COUNTY, Tex. (AP) -- Health officials say a child born in Travis County with microcephaly has the Zika virus.

The child was born last September in an Austin hospital, and tests confirmed the Zika virus this week.

Corona said the mother was infected in Central America, but it's unclear if the mother was Texas resident visiting Central America or a Central American visiting Texas.

State health officials say 294 people reported Zika-related illnesses as of December. 30, but only two of which were acquired in Texas.

Twenty cases involved pregnant women, with two infants infected before birth.

The first child born in Texas with Zika-related microcephaly, an abnormally small head, was last year in Harris County.