More Zika Cases in Florida – It’s a Good Thing Bush Isn’t President
This is the type of story that would have had reporters demanding George W. Bush’s resignation.
Florida officials reported 10 more cases of the Zika virus in southern Florida on Monday.
Florida Governor Rick Scott called on the Obama administration and Congress to take action.
It’s a good thing Obama is president… The media will give him a complete pass on this!
Miami Herald reported:
A Zika outbreak in Miami has led to 10 more local cases spread by mosquitoes in the same neighborhood north of downtown and identified last week as having been the source of the nation’s first locally transmitted cases, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced on Monday.
Scott said he called on the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to dispatch an emergency response team to Miami to help the state’s health department in their investigation of the local cases, believed to have been spread in a one-square-mile area in early July.
“Florida has a proven track record of success when it comes to managing similar mosquito-borne viruses,” Scott said in a written statement. “We will continue to keep our residents and visitors safe utilizing constant surveillance and aggressive strategies, such as increased mosquito spraying, that have allowed our state to fight similar viruses.”