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Zika found in US mosquitoes for the first time

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 03, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Sep 02, 2016

For the first time in the continental United States, researchers have confirmed positive tests for Zika virus in mosquitoes trapped near Miami. Just weeks after the Centers for Disease Control issued a historic warning for a 1.5-square-mile neighborhood in northern Miami, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced Thursday that the three mosquito samples that tested positive for Zika were from that affected area. Health officials had already determined that at least five...






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