August 15, 2022

Irma Weakens After Hard Hits on Caribbean, Florida

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From Voice of America Hurricane Irma has weakened to a tropical storm after causing widespread damage on Caribbean islands and the U.S. state of Florida. Irma’s winds eased to about 100 kilometers per hour Monday as the storm continued to move on a northwest path, away from Florida. The ocean storm had been the strongest […]

More Zika in Florida, first case in Hong Kong

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From Voice of America Health officials in the southern U.S. state of Florida identified several new cases of local transmission of the Zika virus this week. And internationally, Hong Kong joined the list of areas affected by the widespread virus. Miami outbreak Most of the new Florida cases were in Miami-Dade County. This is where […]