This file photo taken on October 30, 2011 shows Qantas aircraft grounded at Sydney Airport. AFP PHOTO / FILES / Marianna MASSEY
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Two Australians were diagnosed with the Zika virus after returning home from travels in the Caribbean, a state health service said Tuesday, confirming the first cases of the mosquito-borne virus in the country this year.Officials also said that mosquitoes carrying the virus had been detected at Sydney International Airport, but stressed that it was unlikely the virus would establish local transmission given the lack of large numbers of the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes.There is no vaccine against the mosquito-borne virus.The New South Wales (NSW) health department said the two Sydney residents were diagnosed with the Zika virus on Friday after returning to Australia from Haiti.
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