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  • CHICAGO, Aug 23- Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Pinellas County, located some 265 miles from Miami, where the first locally transmitted U.S. cases were reported. Steve Huard, acting spokesman for Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, said the case involves a woman without a significant...

  • FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT- DOH STILL BELIEVES ONGOING ACTIVE TRANSMISSIONS ARE OCCURRING IN TWO PREVIOUSLY IDENTIFIED AREAS IN WYNWOOD, MIAMI BEACH.

  • FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT- ONE OF THESE ZIKA CASES IS IN PINELLAS COUNTY AND FOUR CASES ARE IN THE IMPACTED AREA IN WYNWOOD.

  • FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IS INVESTIGATING FIVE NEW NON-TRAVEL RELATED CASES OF ZIKA.

  • MIAMI/ CHICAGO, Aug 19- Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The new warnings represent a challenge to Florida's multibillion dollar tourism industry, with Miami Beach accounting for nearly half...

  • MIAMI/ CHICAGO, Aug 19- Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The new warnings represent a challenge to Florida's multibillion dollar tourism industry, with Miami Beach accounting for nearly half...

  • MIAMI/ CHICAGO, Aug 19- Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The new warnings represent a challenge to Florida's multibillion dollar tourism industry, with Miami Beach accounting for nearly half...

  • MIAMI, Aug 19- Florida officials said on Friday they have identified a new area of Zika virus transmission through local mosquitoes in a small area in Miami Beach, the second area in Miami-Dade county where the Zika virus is spreading. Florida Governor Rick Scott said state health officials have identified five cases of Zika believed to be contracted in Miami...

  • MIAMI, Aug 19- Florida officials said on Friday they have identified a new area of Zika virus transmission through local mosquitoes in a small area in Miami Beach, the second area in Miami-Dade county where the Zika virus is spreading. Florida Governor Rick Scott said state health officials have identified five cases of Zika believed to be contracted in Miami...

  • Aug 19- Florida officials said on Friday they have identified a new area of Zika virus transmission through local mosquitoes in a small area in Miami Beach, the second area in Miami-Dade county where the Zika virus is spreading. Florida Governor Rick Scott said state health officials have identified five cases of Zika believed to be contracted in Miami Beach.

  • Aug 9- Republican Donald Trump, a former reality TV star, has yet to spend a dime on television advertising for his White House campaign against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, who has spent $52 million, NBC News said on Tuesday. One group supporting Trump- the Rebuilding America Now PAC led by Florida Governor Rick Scott- said it was rolling out an anti-Clinton ad...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 3- U.S. government researchers said on Wednesday they have begun their first clinical trial of a Zika vaccine as concerns over the mosquito-borne virus mount following the first cases of local transmission in the continental United States. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health...

  • Gov. Scott: Confident we'll figure out how to control Zika

    Florida Governor Rick Scott discusses the Zika threat in Florida, the CDC's travel warning for Miami and the impact on the state's tourism.

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Aug 1- U.S. health officials warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to a neighborhood in Miami on Monday after Florida said it had 10 more cases of Zika caused by the bite of local mosquitoes, bringing the total to 14.. Rick Scott, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending in a special emergency response team of eight disease...

  • ORLANDO, Fla./ MIAMI, July 29- Florida authorities on Friday reported the first sign of local Zika transmission in the continental United States, concluding that mosquitoes likely infected four people with the virus that can cause a rare but serious birth defect. "This means Florida has become the first state in the nation to have local transmission of the Zika...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., July 29- Florida authorities on Friday reported what is believed to be the first evidence of local Zika transmission in the continental United States, concluding that mosquitoes likely infected four people with the virus that can cause a rare but serious birth defect. Governor Rick Scott said the state believed active transmission of the virus...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., July 29- Florida authorities on Friday reported what is believed to be the first evidence of local Zika transmission in the continental United States, concluding that mosquitoes likely infected four people with the virus that can cause rare but serious birth defects. Governor Rick Scott said the state believed active transmission of the virus...

  • South Florida mosquitoes likely transmitting Zika virus

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott says the state is now the first to have the virus transmitted locally through mosquitoes.

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    Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, about what Donald Trump can offer as president.

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