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Miami-Dade County

Summer is coming. So is Zika.

‘Those same risk factors that we saw in 2016 are also still present today,’ said the executive director of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District. Among the factors for a concern that the Zika virus will return: The presence of Aedes aegypti, the species of mosquito that can transmit the virus and the risk of tourists or Florida residents bringing the virus with them from countries where it is more prevalent.

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