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A tuna fish swims in the large tank at the Tokyo Sea Life Park in Tokyo on March 25, 2015. The park on March 24 found the second last tuna fish floating dead in its vast doughnut-shaped enclosure that was once home to nearly 160 fish and among the venue's most popular attractions, said a spokesman for Tokyo Sea Life Park.      AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA        (Photo credit TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Frozen Raw Tuna

A total of 62 people have been infected with salmonella linked to frozen raw tuna used in sushi.

07/23/2015

Armadillo (Source: CDC)

Floridians Urged To Avoid Leprosy-Infected Armadillos

Cases of leprosy, a long-lasting infection caused by bacteria, are up in Florida—and experts are saying armadillos are to blame.

07/21/2015

At least 60 passengers of of the 1,138  got sick on Thursday, aboard the Holland America Cruise's 14 day Caribbean cruise called ms Maasdam, according to Port Everglades officials. (Source: CBS4)

Dozens Taken Off Cruise Over Virus

Crew and passengers were taken off a cruise ship Friday after the spread of the norovirus.

05/01/2015

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

MD Health Dept: Case Of TB Confirmed In Miami-Dade

The Miami-Dade County Health Department on Monday confirmed a case of tuberculosis in which the patient died.

03/23/2015

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Miami-Dade Feeling Effects Of Severe Flu Season

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.

01/06/2015

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Grant Awarded To Plan For Health Effects Of Climate Change

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.

01/05/2015

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Scott: “No Confirmed Cases Of Ebola In Florida”

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.

10/29/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Governor Scott Defends Order On Ebola Monitoring

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.

10/27/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Local Hospital Staff Demonstrate New Ebola Protocol

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.

10/27/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Florida Orders 21-Day Monitoring For Ebola

The state of Florida is taking precautions against the deadly Ebola virus.

10/26/2014

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