Friday, July 29, 2016
As of June 27 there are 1,657 (up from 1,404 last week) Zika cases reported in the U.S. and Virginia has increased to 51 cases from 43 a week ago.
Four cases of Zika infection in Miami are highly likely to have been caused by infected mosquitoes as reported in the NY Times.
July 20, 2016: In May, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $622 million Zika funding proposal, far less than the $1.9 billion sought by the Obama Administration. The U.S. Senate enacted a $1.1 billion package to combat Zika.
Both pieces of legislation sucked funding initially authorized to combat the Ebola crisis and unused Affordable Care Act-related funding. House Republicans tacked on birth control measures th