12-year-old Cincinnati boy contracts Zika virus

A 12-year-old Cincinnati boy has been diagnosed with the Zika virus.

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The boy recently returned from Puerto Rico, where officials believe he became infected, Interim Health Commissioner Dr. O'dell Owens told WCPO.

A school nurse alerted health officials after the boy became sick.

The case marks the second recorded Zika infection in Cincinnati. The first was a man in his 50s who also contracted the illness during a trip to the Caribbean earlier this summer, WCPO reported.

About 2,700 travel-related cases of the Zika virus have been reported in the U.S. as of the end of August, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thirty-five other cases have been contracted locally.