Zika Mosquitoes May Have Bred in Bromeliads, Florida Officials Say

September 2, 2016 12:23 AM

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Zika Mosquitoes May Have Bred in Bromeliads, Florida Officials Say

Florida health officials said Thursday they found the Zika virus in mosquitoes trapped in the Miami Beach area, and blamed popular tropical plants known as bromeliads.

Florida also announced two more cases of locally acquired Zika, presumably spread by mosquitoes there.

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