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Florida Could Isolate People Suspected Of Being Infected

Isolation could be an option for people suspected of being infected with severe diseases if Florida’s top health officials expand their power.

04/23/2015

NEW YORK - 1958:  In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.  Measles outbreaks have been reported throughout the U.S., with the latest reported February 5, 2015 at a daycare in suburban Chicago where as many as five children under the age of one have been infected. (Photo by CDC via Getty Images)

Health Officials: International Traveler Had Measles While In South Florida

The Florida Department of Health has confirmed that an international traveler, who attended a conference in Central Florida and spent time in South Florida, had the measles.

03/26/2015

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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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Ebola Screening In U.S. Ending For Travelers From Mali

Travelers from Mali to the United States will no longer be required to undergo enhanced screening and monitoring for Ebola at designated U.S. airports.

01/05/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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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