In this June 2016 photo, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, left, speaks with Sen. Marco Rubio, right, to urge their colleagues to pass the Obama Administration’s request for $1.9 billion to fight the Zika virus. Congress approved $1.1 billion in emergency funding for Zika this week.
In this June 2016 photo, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, left, speaks with Sen. Marco Rubio, right, to urge their colleagues to pass the Obama Administration’s request for $1.9 billion to fight the Zika virus. Congress approved $1.1 billion in emergency funding for Zika this week. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com
In this June 2016 photo, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, left, speaks with Sen. Marco Rubio, right, to urge their colleagues to pass the Obama Administration’s request for $1.9 billion to fight the Zika virus. Congress approved $1.1 billion in emergency funding for Zika this week. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com

Zika money needs to arrive quickly, Florida members of Congress say

September 30, 2016 04:03 PM

UPDATED September 30, 2016 06:47 PM

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  • New high blood pressure guidelines mean 30 million more Americans have hypertension

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