• Zika virus confirmed in US mosquitoes in Miami Beach

    Zika virus confirmed in US mosquitoes in Miami Beach

    Authorities have detected Zika in mosquitoes in Miami Beach, the first time the insects have been found carrying the virus in the United States.

    “These findings are very disappointing, but not surprising,” the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said in a statement released on Thursday.

    Officials had already suspected that the virus was being spread by mosquitoes locally following a recent outbreak of the virus in Miami.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned pregnant women against travelling to […]