• Mosquitos are bred inside Sun Yat-Sen University-Michigan State University Joint Center of Vector Control for Tropical Disease, the world’s largest "mosquito factory" which breeds millions of bacteria-infected mosquitoes, in the fight against the spread of viruses such as dengue and Zika, in Guangzhou, China July 28, 2016. Picture taken July 28, 2016.  REUTERS/Bobby Yip     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSKMY8
    August 2, 2016  

    With 12 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Miami-Dade County, officials are asking residents to take part in mosquito-prevention efforts, including draining standing water and wearing insect repellent. Gwen Ifill speaks with Alina Hudak, Deputy Mayor of Miami-Dade County, for details on the identified cases, what containment measures are being utilized and the “many unknowns” about the disease. Continue reading

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    An independent study shows former Vice President Al Gore would have picked up only a handful of votes in Florida’s Miami-Dade County if officials had gone through with the hand count of presidential votes he’d requested. Continue reading