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Florida editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:


April 14

The Miami Herald on the Zika virus:

With summertime mosquito season approaching, the Zika virus is beginning to get mighty scary.

In recent years, we've had to deal with other insidious threats, including another mosquito-borne disease, the West Nile virus. But Zika is truly sinister. It's most vulnerable targets are pregnant women and the fetuses they carry, which the virus attacks.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Brazilian doctors' initial suspicions — that had become widely accepted — that the Zika virus causes babies to be born with...