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Mosquitoes in Florida now spreading Zika virus, health officials warn

10 more cases of locally acquired virus confirmed

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3:21pm, July 29, 2016

ZIKA ZONE  A one-square-mile area north of Miami (outlined in red) may be harboring mosquitoes that are transmitting the Zika virus. 

Mosquitoes now appear to be transmitting Zika virus in the continental United States. On July 29, health officials announced four cases of Zika infection in Miami that were most likely acquired via the bite of local mosquitoes. On August 1, Florida reported 10 more cases in the city.

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