CDC Telebriefing: Zika Virus Update – 09-23-2016
For Immediate Release: Friday, September 23, 2016
Contact: CDC Media Relations
Florida health officials’ response this summer to the first identified cases of local transmission and the first identified outbreak of Zika virus infection in the continental United States, including aggressive mosquito control efforts, helped to stop local transmission and reduce the effect on the community, including pregnant women.
CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.
Florida Surgeon General and Secretary Celeste Philip, M.D., M.P.H.
Friday, September 23, 2016, at 1 P.M. EST
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