South Florida records first cases of Zika virus


first_img Recommended for you MORE THAN PREGNANT WOMEN need to be concerned about Zika Related Items:baby, Colombia, south florida, venezuala, zika virus CANADIAN GOVERNMENT ADDS CARICOM NATIONS TO WATCH LIST Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 20 jan 2016 – A baby affected by Zika was born in the United States with a smaller than usual head and Canada has issued a health notice and now South Florida reports three cases of the mosquito borne virus which originated in Central and South America. The CDC has issued warning for pregnant women of the USA travelling to that part of the hemisphere; their advice is to postpone travel there. The Florida cases were found, two in Miami, the third in Hillsborough County – the Zika infections in those cases originate from Colombia and Venezuela. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Airliners spraying for Zika prevention; Zika impacting tourism arrivalslast_img