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Education, collaboration are key tactics in Pinellas’ war on Zika

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As officials investigate the first non-travel-related case of Zika in Pinellas, they’re stepping up their efforts in educating residents and enlisting their help to eradicate the mosquito that carries the virus. The educational efforts are an offshoot of a partnership between Pinellas County mosquito control and the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County. “So, in terms of intervention, it’s really working with mosquito control. I think we have a great partnership,” Dr. Ulyee Choe, the Pinellas Health Department director,…

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