Quantcast
Published On: Fri, Apr 22nd, 2016

Broward County reports two additional Zika virus cases

Florida health officials announced Friday that two additional travel-associated Zika virus cases were reported in Broward County, bringing the county total to 15.

Female Aedes aegypti mosquito Image/James Gathany

Female Aedes aegypti mosquito
Image/James Gathany

Statewide, 93 local transmission cases have been reported including 5 involving pregnant women.

A Declaration of Public Health Emergency has been issued for 15 counties to date: Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Clay, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Miami-Dade, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Polk, Santa Rosa, Seminole and St. Johns.

There have been no locally-acquired cases of Zika in Florida or elsewhere in the United States to date.

In recent related news, on April 6, Governor Rick Scott and Interim State Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip hosted a conference call with Florida Mosquito Control Districts to discuss ongoing preparations to fight the possible spread of the Zika virus in Florida.

Nationally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported 388 locally transmitted cases. Of that total, 33 are in pregnant women, eight are sexually transmitted and one resulted in a case of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).

Related: 

On the DISPATCH: Headlines  Local  Opinion

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd ) [ALL INFO CONFIDENTIAL]

About the Author

- Writer, Co-Founder and Executive Editor of The Global Dispatch. Robert has been covering news in the areas of health, world news and politics for a variety of online news sources. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the website, Outbreak News Today and hosts the podcast, Outbreak News Interviews on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify Robert is politically Independent and a born again Christian Follow @bactiman63

Tags

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Sign up for our Weekly Newsletter



Recent Posts

lab test research laboratory

Can Biological Research Be Conducted Successfully Online?

November 23, 2022, Comments Off on Can Biological Research Be Conducted Successfully Online?

What are the best ideas for Catholic gifts on your Christmas?

November 23, 2022, Comments Off on What are the best ideas for Catholic gifts on your Christmas?

5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community

November 21, 2022, Comments Off on 5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community

Virtual Career Opportunities in the US Job Market for Internationals

November 16, 2022, Comments Off on Virtual Career Opportunities in the US Job Market for Internationals

Getting The Best Online Deals For A Car, Truck, Or SUV

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on Getting The Best Online Deals For A Car, Truck, Or SUV

Is Secularism or Cohabitation Affecting the Success of Your Marriage?

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on Is Secularism or Cohabitation Affecting the Success of Your Marriage?

How to Make Your Mobile Phone More Secure

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on How to Make Your Mobile Phone More Secure

5 Essential Style Tips All Men in their 20s Should Follow

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on 5 Essential Style Tips All Men in their 20s Should Follow

Categories

Archives

At the Movies

Pin It