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Plan to Fight Zika with GM Mosquitoes Passes Popular Vote in Florida
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 10, 2016
The strategy to release mosquitoes that cannot spread the virus passed a county-level vote but faced opposition in one town.
New Zika Transmission Zone Near Miami
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 14, 2016
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identifies a 1-square-mile area near Miami where Zika virus appears to be spreading.
Zika Transmission Halted in Miami Neighborhood
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 20, 2016
No new cases of Zika virus transmission have been reported for 45 days in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, according to officials.
CDC: Zika Virus Spreading in Miami Beach
Ben Andrew Henry | Aug 22, 2016
With new reports of mosquito-borne transmission, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns pregnant women to avoid the area.
Florida Confirms First Cases of Local Mosquito-Borne Zika
Tanya Lewis | Jul 29, 2016
Four individuals acquired the virus in a region of north Miami, health officials report.
Tanya Lewis | Jul 22, 2016
Possible case of locally acquired infection in Florida; experimental vaccine approved for US clinical trials
Ravenous Invasive Worm Now in U.S.
Bob Grant | Jun 25, 2015
Researchers have found the New Guinea flatworm, one of the world’s most invasive species, in Florida, putting native ecosystems at serious risk.
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 21, 2014
Invasive snakes in Florida show evidence of a compass sense they use to navigate back to home territory.