Though America's fear over local Zika virus transmission has all but disappeared since last fall, health officials say the threat will return as temperatures rise in the coming months.
Regions dealing with Zika-carrying mosquitoes could have another threat to monitor as tropical activity picks up this season.
Millions of honeybees were killed in Dorchester County, South Carolina, as a result of a controversial aerial spray that was targeting Zika-carrying mosquitoes.
While mosquitoes are typically seen as a summertime pests in much of the country, continued periods of warmth could mean that the insects hang around longer than usual into the fall season.
With more than a thousand new cases of Zika reported in Puerto Rico for the first week of September, the numbers of those infected may rise even higher as the U.S. territory enters its fall rainy season.
Without funding, the federal fight against the spread of the Zika virus will eventually come to a complete stop, officials say.
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified 10 new locally-acquired cases of the Zika virus in Florida, Governor Rick Scott announced on Monday.
Some Florida Keys residents are drumming up support against a new initiative to release genetically modified mosquitoes into their neighborhoods to fight Zika.