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More bug spray, less dining al fresco planned in Zika zone

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As word spread that Miami’s hippest neighborhood was now considered ground zero for the first mosquito-transmitted infections of the Zika virus in the U.S. mainland, many residents vowed to take precautions, local officials urged tourists not to change travel plans and mosquito-control workers geared up for war against the pests. “Zika is now here,” Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Friday. Some Miami residents said Friday that they were stocking up on…

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