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.
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.
If you are planning to head to up the coast, you may want to pack some bug spray.
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.
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.
There aren’t any cases in South Florida but state health officials have confirmed three cases of dengue fever in central Florida.
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An 82-year old man is Miami-Dade County’s second confirmed case of locally acquired Dengue Fever this year.
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.