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Florida Gov. Rick Scott addresses the media during a round-table discussion about the Zika virus in St. Petersburg, Fla., Monday Aug. 1, 2016. The CDC issued an advisory, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, that says pregnant women should not travel to the so-called Zika "transmission area" in Florida and pregnant women who live there should take steps to prevent mosquito bites. The advisory comes after 10 new infections of the Zika virus were reported in the same Miami neighborhood likely transmitted by local mosquitoes. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)

(Bloomberg) – Women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant should avoid travel to an area in Miami that is the center of a small-but-growing number of mosquito-transmitted Zika cases, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.

“We may well see other infections in that area,” CDC Director Tom Frieden said during a conference call with reporters where he issued the warning.

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