Palm Beach Post – Gov. Scott declares victory over Zika in Wynwood; CDC keeps guard up (featuring APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD)
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared victory over Zika in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, an announcement that drew both cheers and warnings from public health officials.
After an intense focus on mosquito control since early August, Wynwood hasn’t seen a fresh case of Zika for 45 days, Scott said. To celebrate, he announced “Dine Out Wynwood,” a Sept. 30 event designed to bring skittish customers back to the area’s business district.

Medscape – FDA Contest Seeks App to Fight Opioid Overdose
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is sponsoring a contest to come up with an app that will quickly bring naloxone (multiple brands) to individuals who are overdosing on prescription or illicit opioids.
The Naloxone App Competition starts September 23 and is open to any and all, including computer programmers, public health advocates, clinical researchers, entrepreneurs, and innovators.

The New York Times – Could It Be Sepsis? C.D.C. Wants More People to Ask
The baby seemed fine when Dr. Thomas R. Frieden left for work that July morning in New York more than 20 years ago. But when he returned home several hours later, his son was pale and blazing hot, limp in his wife’s arms.
“My first thought was that he was dead,” said Dr. Frieden, now the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “It was so scary, even for someone trained as a physician, to see how quickly someone who’s healthy can become critically ill.”