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Bob Buckhorn says Tampa will get aggressive in trying to combat Zika virus

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Florida is the only state in the nation infected with native Zika, the mosquito-borne and sexually transmitted virus. On Friday, Governor Rick Scott announced that state health officials had identified five cases in Miami Beach, joining Miami’s Wynwood arts neighborhood as the two sites that have now reported locally transmitted cases in the U.S. Bob Buckhorn doesn’t want Tampa to become next. Standing in front of an empty pool in an abandoned home in Tampa’s Wellswood area on Monday, the mayor announced a plan…

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