A female Aedes aegypti mosquito, known to be a carrier of the Zika virus and dengue. Andre Penner / AP
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miami.cbslocal.com - by Giovanna Maselli - September 28, 2016
Florida health officials have confirmed the first case of locally acquired Dengue fever in Miami-Dade County.
The infection is primarily spread through bites of infected mosquitoes.
The person infected with the virus has already received medical treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.
Health officials are investigating close contacts around the person to make sure more people are not infected. . . .
. . . This is the second case of locally acquired Dengue in Florida this year but this is the first case for Miami-Dade County.
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