A spray technician with Pinellas County Mosquito Control uses a fogger to distribute VectoBac, a biopesticide engineered to kill mosquito larvae, into plants behind a home in Oldsmar, Fla., on Aug. 23, 2016. Efforts in Congress to reach a bipartisan deal on funding to fight Zika failed earlier this summer.
A spray technician with Pinellas County Mosquito Control uses a fogger to distribute VectoBac, a biopesticide engineered to kill mosquito larvae, into plants behind a home in Oldsmar, Fla., on Aug. 23, 2016. Efforts in Congress to reach a bipartisan deal on funding to fight Zika failed earlier this summer. Douglas R. Clifford AP
A spray technician with Pinellas County Mosquito Control uses a fogger to distribute VectoBac, a biopesticide engineered to kill mosquito larvae, into plants behind a home in Oldsmar, Fla., on Aug. 23, 2016. Efforts in Congress to reach a bipartisan deal on funding to fight Zika failed earlier this summer. Douglas R. Clifford AP

The day Zika deal died: A cautionary tale of congressional gridlock

September 02, 2016 07:31 PM