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Florida Zika case may be first from mosquito inside U.S.

Florida Zika case may be first from mosquito inside U.S.

Florida health officials are investigating what may be the first case of Zika virus in the U.S. transmitted by a mosquito.The patient does not appear to have traveled to a region with an outbreak of the virus.The Florida Department of Health announced Tuesday evening that it is conducting an investigation into a possible non-travel related Zika infection in a patient in Miami-Dade County.

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Zika outbreak: Possible case from Florida mosquito investigated

Zika outbreak: Possible case from Florida mosquito investigated

Evaristo Miqueli, a natural resources officer in Florida, looks through a microscope at Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae in June in Florida.Health officials in the state are distributing Zika prevention kits and repellent.(Lynne Sladky/Associated Press)Health officials in Florida are investigating what could be the first Zika case spread by a local mosquito in the continental U.S.

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First possible mosquito transmitted Zika case in U.S.

First possible mosquito transmitted Zika case in U.S.

FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil.A New Jersey doctor said a woman from Honduras with the Zika virus gave birth to a baby on May 31, 2016, that appears to be affected by the disease, which is spread primarily through mosquito bites and can also be transmitted through sex.(AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – New information about the Zika Virus.

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CDC, Florida probing possible Zika case from Miami mosquito

CDC, Florida probing possible Zika case from Miami mosquito

FILE – In this Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, a female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquires a blood meal on the arm of a researcher at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the Sao Paulo’s University in Sao Paulo, Brazil.The CDC is working with Florida health officials to investigate what could be the first Zika infection from a mosquito bite in the continental United States.They said Tuesday, July 19, 2016, lab tests confirm a person in the Miami area is infected with the Zika virus, and there may not be any connection to someone traveling outside the country.

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