Via Florida Health, the July 25 update: Five New Travel-Related Cases. Excerpt:
There are five new travel-related cases with two in Miami-Dade, one in Okaloosa, one in Orange and one involving a pregnant women. According to CDC, symptoms associated with the Zika virus last between seven to 10 days.
The department’s investigations into the possible non-travel related Zika virus cases in Miami-Dade and Broward counties are ongoing and the department will share more details as they become available.
This weekend, the department worked with Dr. Marc Fischer, medical epidemiologist with CDC to develop the survey model for the expanding investigation. Today, review of the methodology and appropriate training is occurring at both DOH-Broward and DOH-Miami-Dade.
Residents and visitors are urged to participate in requests for urine samples by the department in the areas of investigation. These results will help the department determine the number of people affected.
Zika prevention kits and repellent are being distributed in the areas of investigation, through local OBGYN offices and at both DOH-Broward and DOH-Miami-Dade.