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Two more cases of travel-related Zika in Miami-Dade

Fight mosquitoes with these simple tips

Fight mosquitoes inside and outside with a few simple tips. Remember to cover windows with screens, remove standing water, and cover your skin with long sleeves shirt and pants. And don't forget insect repellent.
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Fight mosquitoes inside and outside with a few simple tips. Remember to cover windows with screens, remove standing water, and cover your skin with long sleeves shirt and pants. And don't forget insect repellent.

The Florida Department of Health’s daily Zika update Monday announced two new cases in Miami-Dade and one in Broward.

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There was one other case announced in Osceola County.

Dade has 32 of the 71 Zika cases in Florida. Broward has the second most, 10. All of Florida’s Zika cases are travel related, according to the Department of Health.

The mosquito kills nearly 750,000 people each year. Malaria is the cause for the majority of these deaths, but a Zika outbreak has the Americas scared of this insect. This is how the insect spreads disease to its victims.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal

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