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Four cases of chikungunya fever were reported this week in persons that had international travel and are residents of Broward (2), Orange, and Sarasota Counties. In 2014, 52 travel-associated cases have...

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As summer arrives and the waters get warmer, The Florida Department of Health is urging Floridians with certain health conditions to avoid eating raw oysters and exposing open wounds to seawater and estuarine...

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New imported chikungunya cases reported from Broward, Clay, Hillsborough and Miami-Dade Counties during the past week has brought the total number of cases in Florida to 18, according to the Florida Department...

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The number of mosquito borne infectious agents spans a plethora of viruses (dengue , chikungunya, West Nile virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus  and parasites (malaria...

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Palm Beach County becomes the latest part of Florida to record an imported chikungunya virus case in a traveler to the Caribbean, according to a Palm Beach County Health Department (PBCHD) press release...

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Just days after Illinois health officials reported that there was no spread from the first Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case in Indiana, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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A Hillsborough County woman is one of three imported chikungunya virus cases reported by the Florida Department of Health today. It is believed the 44-year-old  Tampa-area  resident contracted the...

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The Florida Department of Health reported today three imported cases of chikungunya virus, prompting health authorities to advise the public to be aware of the mosquito borne virus when traveling. Health...

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Ten days after the first Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was confirmed in the United States in an Indiana man, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Florida Department...

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October 26, 2013 show: The plague in New Mexico, Vibrio in Florida LISTEN to the podcasts HERE and HERE With guests: Dr. Paul Ettestad, State Public Health Veterinarian with the New Mexico Department...