After reporting 29 and 18 leprosy cases, in 2015 and 2016, respectively, Florida health officials reported 16 confirmed leprosy, or Hansen’s disease cases in 2017. Eight counties reported cases...

A St. Lucie County resident with no travel history has become the states and the country’s ninth locally acquired chikungunya case, according to the Florida Department of Health. In 2014, a total...