Florida zika update – autochthonous (locally acquired) transmission

On July 19, 2016 Florida Department of Heath announced that it was conducting an investigation into a possible non-travel related case of Zika virus in Miami-Dade County. By August 4, 2016 they found 15 non-travel related cases all located in Miami-Dade and Broward County. The department believes active transmission is only taking place within a one-square mile area in Miami-Dade County.

Presumably many if not all of these non-travel related infections are from  autochthonous (local) transmission. Aggressive mosquito control measure are ongoing.

Infection Type Infection Count
Travel-Related Infections of Zika 338
Non-Travel Related Infections of Zika 15
Infections Involving Pregnant Women 55
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