Bill Gates Fights For End To Mosquito-Borne Illness Philanthropist Bill Gates made a pledge to end malaria within his lifetime and planned to give more money toward that goal.
Health Dept. Confirms New Cases Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya VirusThe next time you're going to be outside, whether it's here or while on a trip, here's another good reason to make sure you apply bug spray. State officials say the number of Florida travelers who contracted the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus since the beginning of the year has risen to 81.
Health Officials Urge Greater Protection From Virus-Carrying MosquitoesThe mosquito season is in kicking into high gear in Florida and state health officials are warning residents to protect themselves.
Chikungunya Virus Quickly Spreading In CaribbeanThe chikungunya virus, which first appeared in the Caribbean a few weeks ago is spreading rapidly from island to island as the busy winter tourism season is in full swing.
CDC Warns Of African Virus In CaribbeanA debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.