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.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
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.
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.
A man accused of supporting terrorism is set to plead guilty Friday at a change-of-plea hearing in Miami.
The mosquito season is in kicking into high gear in Florida and state health officials are warning residents to protect themselves.
A couple of new defenses against the Giant African Land Snails that have taken over parts of Miami will be sniffing out the invasive creatures.
The 2014 Hurricane season is looking to be less active in the Atlantic , according to a new report.
A rally for Nigerian schoolgirls was held Saturday morning in South Florida.
The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.