Study explains why Zika may not take root in US


by Keith Brannon

As we head into peak mosquito season this summer, a recent study involving a Tulane University researcher has some good news for those worried about Zika.

Vigorous mosquito control efforts were able to keep the virus from taking root last year in Miami, one of the most vulnerable cities in the U.S. for the spread of Zika. There were approximately 241 documented cases of the virus in the Miami area, but most were acquired through travel to other areas where Zika is endemic, such as the Caribbean. read more