Almost 500 New Yorkers have tested positive for Zika virus
Nearly 500 New Yorkers — including 49 pregnant women — have tested positive for the Zika *virus, a more than tenfold increase since April, city officials said *Tuesday.
Five of the 483 victims contracted the virus through sex.
The others are believed to have been infected from mosquito bites while traveling outside the United States — a majority in the Dominican Republic.
Maybe this post should be moved to:?
Q: What measures should be taken to prevent Zika infection?
A: Befriend the local mosquito population by opening your window
and setting out an appeasement of sugar water on the windowsill.
How about having screens in your windows? Use a bug spray and possibly a mosquito net if necessary.