|CDC Issues Travel Warning for Specific Section of Miami Over Zika|
|Florida has identified 10 more likely homegrown cases of Zika, bringing the total to 14. Prompting health officials to advise pregnant woman to avoid the area just north of downtown Miami, Florida,USA reports NBC NEWS .|
Women who are considering getting pregnant and have travelled to the area should delay for eight weeks, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said during a call Monday.
"Any pregnant women who travelled to this area on or after June 15 should speak to their doctors," Frieden said. "Pregnant women who live or work there should be tested during their first and second trimesters."
Two of the confirmed infections in Florida are women, and twelve are men.
According to the USA DoH, active Zika transmissions are still limited to a small one square-mile area north of downtown Miami, the very same area where the first batch of 4 'homegrown' cases were identified, last Friday.
Among the 10 new individuals with locally acquired Zika infection, six didn't show any symptoms but were discovered by health workers going door-to-door to collect urine samples to test for the virus.
So far, the Florida Health Department has tested more than 200 individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties who live or work near the people that have been confirmed with likely mosquito-borne Zika transmissions.
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