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Zika case may have been contracted in Florida

Investigation underway in Miami-Dade County, officials say

MIAMI – The Florida Department of Health said on Tuesday that it is investigating a possible non-travel related case of the Zika virus in Miami-Dade County.

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"The department is actively conducting an epidemiological investigation, is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and will share additional details as they become available," the FDOH said in a release.

Officials said Zika prevention kits for pregnant women and repellent will be available for pickup at the Miami-Dade Department of Health and distributed in the area that is under investigation.

The exact location, which has undergone reduction and prevention activities, was not released.

Residents are urged to prevent mosquito bites by using the "drain and cover method."