Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito inspector, uses a Golden Eagle machine to spray around the home of Calmero Diaz, 63, on NW 31st St, in the Wynwood area of Miami on Tuesday afternoon.
Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito inspector, uses a Golden Eagle machine to spray around the home of Calmero Diaz, 63, on NW 31st St, in the Wynwood area of Miami on Tuesday afternoon. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito inspector, uses a Golden Eagle machine to spray around the home of Calmero Diaz, 63, on NW 31st St, in the Wynwood area of Miami on Tuesday afternoon. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

Zika virus emergency in Miami shouldn’t be a surprise

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Opinion: Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Columnist Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter, editor and opinion writer since 1980.