Florida reports 1st locally transmitted cases of Zika

By CBC News, July 29, 2016

‘We will continue to put every resource available to fighting the spread of Zika in our state’

The first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland have been reported in Florida, the state’s governor said Friday.

At a morning news conference, Gov. Rick Scott said health officials believe one woman and three men in the Miami area likely contracted the virus through mosquito bites even though so far no mosquitoes have tested positive for Zika in the state.

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