A Lakeland man who said he suffered a spider bite last summer has died.
Health officials from the Centers For Disease Control are investigating an outbreak on a cruise ship which docked on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale.
Health experts say the state’s flu season is just getting started. Broward Health officials, on Wednesday, received reports of two flu-related deaths.
The “season” for norovirus, a gastrointestinal illness, has arrived in South Florida. Norovirus outbreaks can occur throughout the year. But, more than 80% of the outbreaks occur from November to April according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The chikungunya virus, which first appeared in the Caribbean a few weeks ago is spreading rapidly from island to island as the busy winter tourism season is in full swing.
Flu season is in full swing across the country and in central Florida at least 12 people have died from influenza since last October, including five people under 40 years old.
Asthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. However, experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.
Break out your antibacterial, flu season is here.
A debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.
The parents of students at Deerfield Park Elementary School were notified Tuesday about a case of bacterial meningitis.