Florida Governor Lifts Miami Zika Infection Zone

Florida Governor Lifts Miami Zika Infection Zone

Miami and the South Beach area have been declared free of locally transmitted Zika virus, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday.

December 12, 2016
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Miami and the South Beach area have been declared free of locally transmitted Zika virus, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday.

This also means the state of Florida has no local transmission.

Locally transmitted cases, in which people were bitten by mosquitoes carrying Zika, began appearing in the area in July.

"Our state has no local transmission, so we welcome all tourists to come enjoy our weather and our beaches," Scott said. "This state is open for business."

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Source: CNN