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First Case of Non-Travel Related Zika Diagnosed in Palm Beach County

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Mosquito control officials have twice been to the home of a Palm Beach County resident with a non-travel case of Zika virus and believe there is “very, very low potential” the person was infected locally or has passed on the virus to mosquitoes in the neighborhood.

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Travel Ruled Out in Florida’s 2 Suspected Cases of Local Zika Infection

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Florida epidemiologists have ruled out travel as a possible source for two Zika infections — one in Miami-Dade and one in Broward — suspected of being the nation’s first cases transmitted by local mosquitoes, State Surgeon General Celeste Philip said Tuesday during a meeting with Gov. Rick Scott and health officials.

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Zika Virus Fast Facts for Palm Beachers

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By Michele Dargan, Special Report from the Civic Association. See the Fast Facts below to learn the latest about the Zika Virus and what you can do to prevent infection.

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