In continuing news:

The Miami Beach police union is appealing to lawmakers to provide workers’ compensation for police officers who contract the Zika virus after two officers reportedly were denied benefits for the mosquito-borne illness. As Business Insurance reports, the Miami Beach police union sent a letter last week to Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine asking for a plan to cover first responders infected with Zika. Any Zika claims will be difficult to prove because a worker would have to show that he or she was bitten on the job, contracted the disease, and then suffered long-term effects.

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