New Zika outbreak zone in Florida: Miami officials reveal 5 cases in new area - urging the government that this is a wake-up call



Zika has spread to a new region of Miami, Florida officials announced on Thursday.
Two women and three men have been infected by the virus in a small part of Miami-Dade County. Three live in the area, one works in the area, one has visited the area. 
It comes after the intense storms last week, leaving swathes of standing water, which is ideal breeding ground for Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. 
Though these infections were likely contracted earlier, officials warn conditions are primed for the spread to worsen. 
Announcing the new outbreak zone, Florida Governor Rick Scott called... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Health, Views: 40
Source: Daily Mail
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