UF Researchers Zero in on Potential Threat of New Mosquito Virus

Dan Equine, Florida, Industry News Release, Livestock, Research

A virus responsible for an illness outbreak in Venezuela is spreading to other parts of the Americas, says a University of Florida scientist who is closely monitoring the Mayaro virus. Most recently, the virus was found in a child in Haiti in 2016. Even though the virus hasn’t infected anyone in Florida or the U.S., Barry Alto, an associate professor …