Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

(Source: AP)

Chikungunya Fever Rampant In Puerto Rico

The CDC says the Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean and Latin America shows no sign of slowing down, and if you are not careful, you could come home with symptoms.

11/09/2014

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

(Source: Ingeniero100/ www.panoramio.com)

FLL Finalizes Ebola Protocol Amid Infected Nurse Developments

Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport finalized its protocol amid developments that a nurse who was later found to have Ebola was on a jetliner that later made a trip to Fort Lauderdale.

10/15/2014

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Governor Wants State Hospital Workers Prepared For Ebola

Governor Rick Scott, in South Florida for Wednesday night’s Gubernatorial Debate, wants Florida hospital workers to be prepared for the possibility of treating an Ebola patient.

10/15/2014

(Source: Ingeniero100/ www.panoramio.com)

South Florida Airports Fine Tune Plan For Possible Ebola Scenario

In the wake of Ebola, South Florida’s major airports have been fine tuning their highly intricate emergency plans which spells out the response to an Ebola scenario.

10/14/2014

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Brickell Clinic Patient Tests Negative For Deadly Ebola Virus

State health officials said a patient who was transferred from an urgent-care clinic in Miami to a local hospital with Ebola-like symptoms was not at risk for the virus.

10/11/2014

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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: 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

The CDC quarantine office inside Miami International Airport.  (Source: CBS4)

CDC Quarantine Office In Miami Is One Of 20 Nationwide

Officials in Texas worked to monitor the people possibly exposed to an Ebola virus patient as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed what the response to an airline passenger with an infectious disease such as Ebola would be like in South Florida.

10/03/2014

Signs are now posted at Miami International Airport security checkpoint regarding the MERS virus. (Source: CBS4)

MERS Warning Signs Go Up At Miami International Airport

A sobering warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now greets passengers at Miami International Airport.

CBS Miami–05/14/2014

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