Brits have been warned to avoid travelling to Florida after two tourists were reportedly diagnosed with the Zika virus.
So far, she and her baby are doing well, and the tests appear to be normal.
Lopez is under the care of the Zika Response Team at University of Miami Health System. The family had already planned a trip home to Honduras when she learned of the news, and with her doctor's advice, she took the necessary precautions to protect herself and her unborn baby but in late August, after returning home, she took a Zika test.
Doctors also want to remind people that the Zika virus is not just an issue for pregnant women. She lives and works in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood, the first area in the continental USA where mosquitoes spread the virus.
Flores and her husband have gotten used to hearing their doctors respond to questions about their baby's future with a simple sentence: "I don't know".
Now 24 weeks pregnant, Flores is relying on her faith and support from her family and friends to get through the ordeal.
Like Flores, many expressed shock and sadness at their Zika diagnosis before resolving to learn more about how they could help their babies, Curry said. In July, the very first locally transmitted US case of the virus was reported in the neighborhood.
The mosquito-borne disease is associated with a
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