Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
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.
The experts at the Centers For Disease Control told Florida Sunday not to expend resources testing a West Africa boy for Ebola.
A sick teenager has been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital out of a precaution due to unknown illness.
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.
A sobering warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now greets passengers at Miami International Airport.