Posted by Curt on 29 July, 2016 at 8:00 pm. 7 comments already!


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The first four cases of Zika transmitted directly by infected mosquitoes inside the United States were announced Friday by the Florida Department of Health. CNN reports:

“While no mosquitoes trapped tested positive for the Zika virus, the department believes these cases were likely transmitted through infected mosquitoes in this area,” according to a statement from the Florida Department of Health.

“As we anticipated, Zika is here,” Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Friday, adding that “all the evidence we have seen indicates that this is mosquito-borne transmission that occurred several weeks ago.”…

Officials believe the local transmission is confined to a small area north of downtown Miami within a single ZIP code.

Now that the disease has arrived, Democrats are demanding the GOP hold an emergency session of congress to pass new funding.

There’s just one problem with this fresh outrage from Democrats. They are the ones whoblocked the Zika funding bill last month knowing congress was about to leave town for a month. Why did they do this? Because the GOP bill cut Planned Parenthood out of the Zika funding. From the Wall Street Journal:

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