Zika and Public Health


Zika now being transmitted by mosquitoes in Miami, Fl. Based on the number of infected travelers, transmission is anticipated to occur in Texas in the near future. There is no vaccine for Zika. Public health strategies to break the transmission of the virus are the best recourse. Reducing the access of mosquitoes to people who serve as reservoirs of infection is important.

Recently, police in Miami have been distributing insect repellent to the homeless. This is valuable strategy…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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