Florida scientists take aim at Zika with launch of new center

Florida scientists take aim at Zika with launch of new center

Florida scientists take aim at Zika with launch of new center

Four Florida universities are joining forces in the fight to stop Zika.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $10 million to a new center that brings together scientists from FIU, University of Florida, University of Miami and University of South Florida. With Florida often being an entry point into the United States for mosquito-borne illnesses including Zika, the collaborative research center is focusing on stopping the spread of these diseases.

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