The Aedes aegypti mosquito endemic to Florida and other states is the primary vector of the Zika virus, though federal health officials have reported tranmissions from blood transfusions and by men to their sexual partners. This week, scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects. Florida has reported 88 cases of Zika virus since February, including five cases involving pregnant women.
The Aedes aegypti mosquito endemic to Florida and other states is the primary vector of the Zika virus, though federal health officials have reported tranmissions from blood transfusions and by men to their sexual partners. This week, scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects. Florida has reported 88 cases of Zika virus since February, including five cases involving pregnant women. Fotolia TNS
The Aedes aegypti mosquito endemic to Florida and other states is the primary vector of the Zika virus, though federal health officials have reported tranmissions from blood transfusions and by men to their sexual partners. This week, scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects. Florida has reported 88 cases of Zika virus since February, including five cases involving pregnant women. Fotolia TNS

New Zika infection in Miami-Dade raises statewide total to 88

April 15, 2016 4:51 PM