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Medicine / Zika Virus / Florida #1107970

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 29, 2016
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The confirmation of 4 cases of Zika from mosquito bites in Florida reported.

(Miami: David Begnaud) The fight against the Zika virus featured; scenes shown of “disease detectives” canvassing the Wynwood† area of Miami, crews killing and collecting mosquitos; map shown; diagram shown of how the disease is transmitted. [Infectious disease doctor Aileen MARTY††- comments on the collection of urine samples.] [Florida surgeon general Dr. Celeste PHILIP††- comments on efforts to make sure pregnant women know how to decrease their risk.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley; Los Angeles: Jon LaPook) Guidelines for people living in Florida and the risks for developing fetuses discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The failure of Congress to fund Zika defense efforts before leaving for the summer and the disagreement between Republicans and Democrats over funding a health provider with ties to Planned Parenthood reported.

Pelley, Scott;
Begnaud, David;
LaPook, Jon

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