Anna Likos, MD; Isabel Griffin, MPH; Andrea M. Bingham, PhD; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65(Early Release)
The first recognized outbreak of locally transmitted mosquito-borne Zika virus infection in the continental United States occurred in Miami-Dade County, Florida, during June–August 2016. Twenty-nine persons had Zika virus infection, most within an approximate 6-block area. The outbreak ended after aerial spraying to control mosquitoes. No increases in short-term health effects were associated with spraying.
Local Mosquito-Borne Transmission of Zika Virus — Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, Florida, June–August 2016 | MMWR