Florida officials confirmed five new cases of Zika on Tuesday, including one located in the Tampa Bay area hundreds of miles from Miami, where the first locally transmitted case of the virus was identified in the United States.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised pregnant women Friday to avoid travel to Miami-Dade County after Florida officials identified a second area where the Zika virus is spreading locally.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that the Florida health department has identified ten more people who likely contracted the Zika virus through mosquito bites in the state, bringing the total number of locally transmitted cases to 14.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R.) endorsed Donald Trump in a Facebook post Wednesday, urging Republicans to “respect the will of the voters” and get behind Trump’s candidacy.
Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott has defeated Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, who switched parties in an attempt to regain the governorship that he once held as a Republican.