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Miami Beach now a Zika zone: SoFla real estate could be stung

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By Francisco Alvarado | August 19, 2016 05:00PM

2009 shot of Ocean Drive (Credit: chensiyuan) and a mosquito

2009 shot of Ocean Drive in Miami Beach (Credit: chensiyuan) and a mosquito

From the South Florida website: Zika has spread to Miami Beach, with five newly confirmed cases, Gov. Rick Scott announced on Friday.

Scott said that the Florida Department of Health has added a new Zika active transmission zone in Miami Beach that runs south to north from 8th Street to 28th Street and east to west from the beach to the Intracoastal Waterway. [more]