Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
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.
The Miami-Dade County Health Department on Monday confirmed a case of tuberculosis in which the patient died.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.