2nd Miami Beach police officer infected with Zika

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A second Miami Beach police officer has been infected with Zika in South Florida.

The Fraternal Order of Police confirmed the news, Wednesday, but said they will not identify the officer or reveal where the infection occurred.

In October, a Miami Beach sergeant was the first officer from the department to contract the Zika virus.

The Zika zone on Miami Beach encompasses North Fifth Street to 63rd Street. This is one of the two transmission zones in Miami-Dade County.

The second zone is located in Miami’s Little River neighborhood.

For tips on how to stay protected from Zika, follow this link: http://wsvn.com/news/local/mosquito-bite-protection-in-florida/.

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