In this August 2016 photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks to the media after meeting at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce to discuss the threat of Zika. Florida Surgeon General Celeste Philip, left, also attended the meeting. Scott’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year calls for the health department to hire more epidemiologists and invest more in infectious disease research to help combat the spread of Zika.
In this August 2016 photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks to the media after meeting at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce to discuss the threat of Zika. Florida Surgeon General Celeste Philip, left, also attended the meeting. Scott’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year calls for the health department to hire more epidemiologists and invest more in infectious disease research to help combat the spread of Zika. Roberto Koltun rkoltun@elnuevoherald.com
In this August 2016 photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks to the media after meeting at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce to discuss the threat of Zika. Florida Surgeon General Celeste Philip, left, also attended the meeting. Scott’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year calls for the health department to hire more epidemiologists and invest more in infectious disease research to help combat the spread of Zika. Roberto Koltun rkoltun@elnuevoherald.com

Governor’s budget proposes more scientists, research to fight Zika virus

January 31, 2017 1:47 PM