282 Zika Cases in Florida

by JAMES ROSEN | McClatchyDC.com  |  published on July 14, 2016

WASHINGTON | Top health officials warned Wednesday that the Zika virus threatens much of the Western Hemisphere, with Florida, Puerto Rico and Brazil in the crosshairs.

At a Senate hearing convened by Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, three senior U.S. government experts urged Congress to pass a $1.1 billion Zika-prevention bill that has been stalled by partisan politics.

“We have made difficult decisions and redirected resources from other important public health activities to support our most critical needs,” Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told senators on a Senate Foreign Affairs subcommittee focused on the Western Hemisphere.

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  • Rodney Steward

    Simple, STOP ALL PEOPLE going to and from these disease infested rat holes!

  • Blue 3

    All they have to do is make a reasonable request and there wouldn’t be anything partisan about it. The CDC is a partisan outfit with a documented past of overasking and underperforming.

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