City of McAllen Receives Money from CDC

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     MCALLEN - The city of McAllen is getting $188,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The money will be used to aid the city's study of the Zika Virus.
     McAllen Health Director Josh Ramirez tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the city is working to find out if mosquitoes might be resistant to some of the chemicals used to neutralize them.
     The city of McAllen is joined by a number of universities in Texas in this research. The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley is joining this effort, in addition to addition Zika research the university is doing with the CDC.


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