CDC: Four Recent Zika Cases (FL) Linked to Local Mosquito Transmission

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced that four recent Zika cases in Florida are linked to local mosquito-borne virus transmission. These cases were likely caused by bites of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and are the first known occurrence of local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission in the continental United States. Read the full media statement.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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