Number of Zika cases in Florida rise to 71
Four more people have been diagnosed in Miami-Dade, Broward and Osceola counties
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Four more people have been diagnosed with Zika in Florida, bringing the total number of cases up to 71.
All of the new cases are travel-related. Two of the cases are in Miami-Dade County, one is in Broward County and one is in Osceola County.
Of the confirmed cases in the state, eight cases are still showing symptoms. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, symptoms associated with the Zika virus last between seven and 10 days.
Four pregnant women also have Zika virus. The CDC recommends that pregnant women or women thinking of becoming pregnant should postpone travel to Zika-affected areas.
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