Zika virus: Florida declares state of emergency

February 4, 2016 5:00 AM

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The Governor of Florida, Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in the four counties where people have been diagnosed with the Zika virus.

According to a report by abc7ny.com on Thursday, Scott said he wanted the state to be prepared for the chance that the virus could start to be spread from mosquito to person within the state. The Aedes aegypti mosquito that is the primary vector of Zika virus infections is present in the southeast p...

Also read: Florida No Longer an Active Zika Zone, Officials Say

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