Zika Outbreak Prompts CDC to Warn Pregnant Women to Avoid Miami Neighborhood

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The Center for Disease Control advised pregnant women on Monday to avoid a neighborhood in Miami where 14 cases of Zika have been found. This marks the first time the CDC has ever warned against travel inside the United States. Nearly 100 people in California have been found to be carrying the Zika virus, but all were infected while traveling outside the country. Forum discusses the spread of Zika and efforts to contain it.

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Charles Chiu, Professor of Medicine, UCSF, specializing in infectious disease

Pam Belluck, health and science reporter, New York Times