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Hurricane Hermine will complicate Florida’s Zika fight

Sea water during the hurricane ripped up huge stretches of road in Alligator Point, Florida  Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37248359

Sea water during the hurricane ripped up huge stretches of road in Alligator Point, Florida
Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37248359

Hurricane Hermine will complicate Florida’s Zika fight: experts

Hurricane Hermine, set to cause flooding and damage when it hits Florida overnight, will make it harder for the state to fight Zika, a mosquito-borne virus shown to cause birth defects, experts in infectious diseases and mosquitoes said on Thursday.  Forecasters are warning of potentially life-threatening storm surges and as much as 20 inches of rain. Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in most of Florida’s 67 counties ahead of the first hurricane to strike the state in more than a decade…

 

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