Fearing Zika, FDA Asks 2 Florida Counties To Halt Blood Donations

July 28, 2016 8:16 PM

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There's been a looming fear that mosquitoes would start spreading the Zika virus in the U.S. Now that possibility seems increasingly real.

On Thursday, senior officials at the Food and Drug Administration said they have asked blood donation centers in two Florida counties, Miami-Dade and Broward, to stop collecting blood for the time being.

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