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Zika infects 14 in north Miami, 1st domestic travel ban activated

Zika infects 14 in north Miami, 1st domestic travel ban activated

MIAMI — In a highly unusual travel warning, health officials advised pregnant women to avoid a part of Miami where mosquitoes are apparently transmitting Zika directly to humans.Health officials last Friday announced that mosquitoes have apparently started spreading Zika on the U.S. mainland, citing four cases they strongly believe were caused by bites.Ten more cases were announced Monday, even though Florida authorities have yet to find any mosquitoes actually carrying the virus.

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10 new Zika cases in Florida, travel advisory issued

10 new Zika cases in Florida, travel advisory issued

A former reporter and bureau chief for broadcast outlets and magazines, Truman Lewis has covered presidential campaigns, state politics and stories ranging from organized crime to environmental protection.Read Full Bio→Ten new cases of Zika, likely from mosquito bites, have been identified in Miami, and Gov.Rick Scott is asking for help.

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Zika fear prompts travel warning for Miami, CDC’s first in US — Health — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Zika fear prompts travel warning for Miami, CDC’s first in US — Health — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Federal health authorities on Monday urged pregnant women not to visit a South Florida neighborhood where new cases of the Zika virus have emerged, the first time officials have warned against travel to part of the continental United States because of the outbreak of an infectious disease.Officials issued the “unprecedented” warning following the identification of 10 new infections in a dense urban pocket north of downtown Miami and after “aggressive” efforts to combat Zika’s mosquito-borne spread had proved insufficient.“It is truly a scary situation,” Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said.

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