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Meetings Detail New Ebola Protocols Coming To MIA

The U.S. government is taking preemptive measures to stop Ebola at the doorstep. The plan is to have five U.S. airports take the temperature of passengers entering from West Africa.

10/08/2014

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Politics And Public Fear Drive Ebola Scare In Miami-Dade

The experts at the Centers For Disease Control told Florida Sunday not to expend resources testing a West Africa boy for Ebola.

10/06/2014

October 5, 2014: Jackson Memorial Hospital exterior sign. JMH is the local hospital equipped to handle potential Ebola virus cases. (Source: CBS4)

Teen Tests Negative For Ebola At Jackson Memorial

A teenager taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital to be screened for Ebola after becoming ill early Sunday morning has tested negative.

10/06/2014

October 5, 2014: A sick child was transported to JMH after exhibiting flu-like symptoms that Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine said were likely not a result of the Ebola virus. (Source: CBS4)

Mayor: I Requested Ebola Test Be Conducted Out Of Caution

A sick teenager has been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital out of a precaution due to unknown illness.

10/05/2014

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CDC: Miami Hospital Patient Tests Negative For Ebola

A patient at a Miami-area hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus, confirmed officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday evening.

CBS Miami–09/08/2014

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Chia Powder Linked To Salmonella Illnesses

Health officials are warning consumers of chia powder which has been linked to salmonella illnesses.

06/13/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Female brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch & Mulaik.  Source: University of Florida Entomology & Nematology, Photograph by Jeffrey Lotz, DPI.

Lakeland Man Dies From Brown Recluse Spider’s Bite

A Lakeland man who said he suffered a spider bite last summer has died.

02/27/2014

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CDC Investigate Outbreak On Cruise Which Docked In S.Fla.

Health officials from the Centers For Disease Control are investigating an outbreak on a cruise ship which docked on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale.

02/23/2014

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