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Dengue Fever

The body of a female mosquito fills up and balloons as she sucks blood from a photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Blood Samples Collected After TC Dengue Fever Outbreak

Blood samples are being collected from 300 people on Florida’s Treasure Coast by public health workers after 18 cases of mosquito-borne illness were confirmed.

09/13/2013

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

More Cases Of Dengue Fever In South Florida

Officials warn of an increased risk for dengue fever in South Florida. Four new cases have been confirmed on the Treasure Coast, bringing the total of reported cases of the mosquito-borne disease to eleven.

08/31/2013

The body of a female mosquito fills up and balloons as she sucks blood from a photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Dengue Fever Advisory For Two Central Florida Counties

If you are planning to head to up the coast, you may want to pack some bug spray.

CBS Miami–08/25/2013

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Officials Confirm Case Of Dengue Fever In Miami-Dade County

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County has confirmed the first case of dengue fever in 2013 in an 18-year-old male.

08/23/2013

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Officials Confirm Cases Of Dengue Fever Near S. Fla.

Health officials have issued an alert for mosquito-borne illness after four cases of four cases of dengue fever were confirmed along Florida’s Treasure Coast.

08/22/2013

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3 Cases Of Dengue Fever In Central Florida

There aren’t any cases in South Florida but state health officials have confirmed three cases of dengue fever in central Florida.

CBS Miami–08/15/2013

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Focus on South Florida: Mosquito Invasion

Recent heavy rains have experts already calling thi sone of the worst mosquito seasonin years. And that has health officials extremely concerned. We look at what’s being done to protect us and our families.

My TV 33–06/24/2013

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Gene-Altered Mosquitoes May Be Used To Fight Dengue Fever In Key West

Key West may soon be inundated with hundreds of thousands of pesky mosquitoes but their release would actually be for a good cuase.

CBS4–12/06/2012

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Dade Confirms 2nd Case Of Dengue Fever

An 82-year old man is Miami-Dade County’s second confirmed case of locally acquired Dengue Fever this year.

CBS4–11/18/2012

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Dengue Epidemic Declared In Puerto Rico

The government of Puerto Rico has acknowledged and declared a dengue epidemic on the Caribbean island nation after more than 4,000 people have been infected by different strains of the disease.

CBS Miami–10/09/2012

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