could extend its reach from Miami to Gulf States such as Texas and Louisiana, National Institute of Health official Anthony Fauci said in an
This warning comes just days after the Center for Disease Control expanded on its
domestic travel warning by
pregnant women not to travel to Miami Beach due to the spread of Zika. Fauci highlighted the increased risk of Zika in Louisiana because of
, as standing water provides an ideal breeding ground for mosquitos.
In many Southern cities, mosquito season
is getting longer
, which is a threat multiplier for Zika and other
like malaria and dengue.
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