The Wall Street Journal: Spread of Zika virus accelerating in Puerto Rico, CDC says

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Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector Sharon Nage walks through the Wynwood neighborhood looking for mosquitoes or breeding areas on July 30, 2016 in Miami.

The speed at which the Zika virus is spreading in Puerto Rico has accelerated sharply, according to new federal data, complicating already difficult efforts to prevent thousands of pregnant women in the territory from infection.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has predicted that one in four people on the island could be infected with Zika by the end of this year and has been working with the Puerto Rican government to try to slow its spread and protect pregnant women.

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