Zika-hit Miami neighborhood safe: Florida governor

Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a Golden Eagle blower to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos in the Wynwood neighborhood as the county fights to control the Zika virus outbreak on August 2, 2016 in Miami, Florida. 15 locally transmitted infections have taken place in Miami as well, and over 850 pregnant women in the US and USA territories have contracted the virus.

He said,"It has been more than 165 days since the President requested emergency funding to fight Zika, but Congress has yet to pass a bill and public health now hangs in the balance: the time to act is now".

The disease, which can cause birth defects is carried by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes - and they've proven hard to take down.

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 Every new lab-confirmed case of Zika virus that is identified in OH is investigated and followed up by the local health department to prevent mosquito-borne local transmission of Zika. This is a national, global issue. "It's not just a Florida issue", Scott said.

The New York Democrat said Sunday that ongoing work on a vaccine could be jeopardized unless lawmakers end their current recess early and approve a $1.9 billion emergency Zika funding bill.

"I understand a lot of people disagree with my view - but I believe that all human life is worthy of protection of our laws", Rubio, a former candidate for his party's presidential nomination, told Politico. "If they might be pregnant, thinking of getting pregnant, I wouldn't let them go", he said, when asked by the host how he'd react to his family wanting to go to the Olympics in Brazil.

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At least 1,400 Zika cases have been confirmed in the continental US, including more than 400 in New York City.

As the virus spreads, particularly in Florida, where certain areas face a CDC travel warning because of the virus, GOP Gov. Rick Scott has faced intense criticism for cutting state funding to mosquito control programs.

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