CDC adds South Beach to Zika travel warning list
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– In this Tuesday, June 28, 2016, file photo, Evaristo Miqueli, a natural resources officer with Broward County Mosquito Control, takes water samples decanted from a watering jug, checking for the presence of mosquito larvae in Pembroke Pines, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)MIAMI (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added South Beach to its travel warning, telling pregnant women to avoid area after Zika transmissions were confirmed.South Beach has been identified as second site of Zika transmission by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, Florida’s governor said Friday.Rick Scott said the state does not plan to advise people to stay away from the beaches, nightclubs and pedestrian thoroughfares that form the heart of South Florida’s travel industry.
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Zika Virus now actively spreading in Miami Beach, CDC expands travel advisory
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– Florida Gov.Rick Scott (R) said on August 19 that officials have identified a new area of Zika virus transmission through local mosquitoes in a small area in Miami Beach, the second area in Miami-Dade County where the Zika virus is spreading.(Reuters)Florida Gov.
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CDC expands travel advisory to Miami Beach as Zika spreads
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– Rick Scott says five cases of Zika have been connected to Miami Beach, bringing the state’s caseload to 36 infections not related to travel outside the U.S. [Miami Herald]MIAMI — There are five new local cases of Zika in Miami Beach and a new 1.5-square-mile transmission zone from the beach to the Intracoastal Waterway, Florida Gov.Rick Scott confirmed Friday during a Miami visit to talk about the virus.The new cases involve three tourists and two local residents, Scott said during a news conference.
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