Mom's warning after mosquito bite lands 6-year-old in hospital

Mother speaking out as her son recovers from a potentially life-threatening mosquito-borne virus.
2:24 | 08/12/18

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Transcript for Mom's warning after mosquito bite lands 6-year-old in hospital
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