Zika Facts and Myths: Is It That Scary? from Zika Facts and Myths: Is It That Scary?

Zika Facts and Myths: Is It That Scary?

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Zika Facts and Myths: Is It That Scary?

A lot has been said and reported about the virus, especially with the Summer Olympics in Brazil, a Zika hot spot, beginning in a week. As of mid-2016, a widespread epidemic of the infection is ongoing in the Americas, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And it is spreading. Four people in Miami-Dade area were infected with Zika – the first known cases of the virus being transmitted by mosquitoes by local mosquitoes in the continental U.S. – health officials have just confirmed.