Three More Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida

Three More Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida - PCT - Pest Control Technology

Three More Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida

The outbreak, centered in northern Miami, brings the total number of those infected to 25, the Florida Health Department reported

Three More Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida - PCT - Pest Control Technology

ABC News reports that three additional people have been reported to have contracted the Zika virus in ongoing outbreak centered in northern Miami, bringing the total number of those infected to 25, the Florida Health Department reported,

This outbreak is the first in which Zika virus infections have been linked to infected mosquitoes in the continental U.S. The news of the additional cases came hours after Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced that mosquito control activities have reduced the size of the area where Zika transmission is ongoing in Florida.

Four square blocks in the Wynwood neighborhood in Miami have been cleared and therefore the size of the area where Zika transmission is believed to be ongoing has been reduced, officials from the governor's office and the Florida Department of Health said earlier today. Health officials now believe all Zika virus transmission is occurring within an area less than a square mile in northern Miami.

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Source: ABC News

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