Zika mosquito spraying working in Florida, officials say

August 4, 2016 6:23 PM

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Federal and state officials said Thursday that aerial spraying “killed a lot of mosquitoes” that might be carrying the Zika virus across Miami, as President Obama and his Democratic allies prodded Republicans to return from a summer recess and cut a deal over federal funding to combat the disease.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, said the number of insect-derived infections in the artsy Wynwood neighborhood is holding steady at 15.

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