Which states are most affected by Zika?

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Zika continues its spread in the U.S., with 4,255 cases reported to the CDC as of Nov. 16. Every state except Alaska has a recorded Zika infection, but some states have far more than others.

Together, the following six states have reported more than 60 percent of the total number of Zika cases in the U.S. as of Nov. 16.

1. Florida — 708 travel-associated cases, representing 17 percent of the total number of cases in the U.S., in addition to 139 cases acquired locally via mosquitoes

2. New York — 905 travel-associated cases (22 percent of total number of U.S. cases)

3. California — 340 travel-associated cases (8 percent of total number of U.S. cases)

4. Texas — 237 travel-associated cases (6 percent of total number of U.S. cases)

5. New Jersey — 157 travel-associated cases (4 percent of total number of U.S. cases)

6. Pennsylvania — 154 travel-associated cases (4 percent of total number of U.S. cases)

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