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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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Orlando MERS Patient Improving, Hospital Workers Tested

While a man from Saudi Arabia recovers in an Orlando hospital with the second confirmed case of MERS, two health workers at the Orlando hospital where he was admitted are being evaluated for the disease.

CBS Miami–05/13/2014

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Orlando Has Second Confirmed Case Of MERS In U.S.

The second confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the U.S. is in Orlando.

05/12/2014

BERLIN - JUNE 22: Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Broward School District Reverses Controversial Lice Decision

Broward County schools reversed a decision to allow students with head lice to remain in school.

CBS Miami–04/10/2014

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

Couples are participating in Gold Gym's workout program for couples. (Source: CBS4)

Fit Friday: Some Couples Keep Romance Alive At The Gym

It’s Valentine’s Day and you’re probably planning to celebrate with a romantic dinner, boxes of chocolate, and flowers. But if you’re looking for a way to break out of your V-Day rut, you might want to hit the gym with your loved one.

CBS4–02/14/2014

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Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis. The numbers haven’t budged over a decade, despite soda use declining. Instead, energy drinks are becoming the increasingly common source of much of the caffeine intake.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

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