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Travel Ruled Out in Florida’s 2 Suspected Cases of Local Zika Infection

Zika Virus

Florida epidemiologists have ruled out travel as a possible source for two Zika infections — one in Miami-Dade and one in Broward — suspected of being the nation’s first cases transmitted by local mosquitoes, State Surgeon General Celeste Philip said Tuesday during a meeting with Gov. Rick Scott and health officials.

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Zika Virus Fast Facts for Palm Beachers

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By Michele Dargan, Special Report from the Civic Association. See the Fast Facts below to learn the latest about the Zika Virus and what you can do to prevent infection.

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Zika Experts: There’s A Lot We Don’t Know About the Virus

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By Michele Dargan, Special Report from the Civic Association.

Dr. Robert Jacobson, a retired hematologist/oncologist, was raised and attended medical school in South Africa, where mosquito-borne illnesses were common and protective measures had to be taken.

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