Africa

(Source: CBS4)

South Florida Airports Not Among Those Selected For Ebola Screening

The nation has stepped up its efforts to stop Ebola from coming into the country on the same day that an infected man died from the disease in Dallas.

10/08/2014

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South Florida Preparing As Ebola Arrives In U.S.

Florida international University’s Dr. Aileen Marty had a teaching moment about contagions as she addressed a classroom full of future doctors Wednesday.

10/01/2014

Luol Deng #9 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court before a game against the Detroit Pistons at The Quicken Loans Arena on April 9, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Source: David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat’s Deng Forgives Danny Ferry For Racist Comments

Luol Deng said Friday that he forgives Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks about him, and hopes the two will work together to draw some sort of positive solution to the matter.

09/29/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty

Miami Doctor Back From Fighting Ebola In West Africa

A Florida International University doctor is back from fighting Ebola in West Africa.

09/22/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.

08/16/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert To Join Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University has been summoned to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Dr. Aileen Marty was officially called to action Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is expected she will be flying overseas within the next few days to join in the effort to contain the outbreak that has killed upwards of 1,000 people, including scores of health care providers.

08/06/2014

(Source: AP)

Florida Man Convicted In Case Of Terror Group Travel

A South Florida man has been sentenced to federal prison for lying to FBI agents about his attempts to travel to Africa to join a violent terrorist organization.

07/27/2014

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Guilty Plea Set In FBI Chat Room Terror Case

A man accused of supporting terrorism is set to plead guilty Friday at a change-of-plea hearing in Miami.

07/11/2014

Closer view of an Aedes Aegypti mosquito (dengue fer vector) inside a house in Santa Barbara neighborhood north outskirst Guatemala city on July 11, 2013. Guatemalan government keep a strategic plan for the prevention and control of dengue. AFP PHOTO/Johan ORDONEZ (Photo: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Officials Urge Greater Protection From Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes

The mosquito season is in kicking into high gear in Florida and state health officials are warning residents to protect themselves.

06/15/2014

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