The Miami-Dade County Health Department on Monday confirmed a case of tuberculosis in which the patient died.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that this year’s flu season has hit early and hit hard. Their data also shows that Florida is one of 29 states with the highest level of flu activity.
Even though climate change has been a hot button issue for years now, one Florida county just recently received a $10,000 grant to prepare for the health effects of climate change.
Florida is monitoring six people who recently traveled to Ebola-affected areas in West Africa, Gov. Rick Scott told state lawmakers during a conference call Tuesday.
Gov. Rick Scott has made a move to protect Floridians from Ebola and now he’s defending his decision. Monday, Gov. Scott said it’s “the right thing to do” to protect Floridians.
To start the week off, doctors and nurses at Jackson Memorial Hospital demonstrated new protocol on how to properly treat a person with the Ebola virus.
The state of Florida is taking precautions against the deadly Ebola virus.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a conference call on Ebola preparedness and training with Florida hospitals Monday.
While Florida Governor Rick Scott severely criticized the Centers for Disease Control for not being responsive to the state’s request Friday, South Florida airport officials had a frank talk about Ebola.
In the wake of Ebola reaching the U.S., Florida state officials plan to spend millions in preparation for a possible outbreak.