Fears confirmed: Florida first state with homegrown Zika virus

Fears confirmed: Florida first state with homegrown Zika virus

THE DAILY FRAY
July 28, 2016 11:20 am

The Florida Department of Health and federal health officials confirm that four Zika cases in Miami-Dade and Broward counties are the first in the continental United States spread by local mosquitoes. MORE-»
Federal, global inattention contribute to burst in crisis

Federal, global inattention contribute to burst in crisis

By JOHN HOWELL The Daily Fray
July 24, 2016 3:37 pm

UPDATED | Rare tropical diseases were always part of South Florida’s scene from time to time. But Zika is an extraordinary health threat — a perplexing mosquito-borne, sexually transmitted illness linked with neurological disorders and seemingly without peer in the insect world, according to scientists and health authorities. Many, though, saw it coming for years. MORE-»

What flood?

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» For billionaire preppers, a Miami company is building 272 horsepower "arks" capable of withstanding Category 4 hurricane winds that rise on stilts to thwart sea level rise. And they are completely solar. (Via Miami New Times)