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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

Mosquito Invasion  (Source: MYTV 33)

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

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade Health Dept. Confirms 1st Dengue Fever Case

Miami-Dade County Health Department officials confirmed Thursday that a Miami-Dade resident has contracted Dengue Fever.

CBS4–09/27/2012

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Palm Beach Woman Recovering From West Nile Virus

While the calendar may say December, our temperatures are in the humid 80s during the day making it feel more summer-like than winter-like. Summer-like heat can bring out summer pests.

CBS4–12/11/2011

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Alert Issued After 2nd Dengue Case In Palm Beach Co.

A second confirmed case of Dengue fever has prompted health officials in Palm Beach County to raise their current threat advisory to an alert.

CBS4–10/18/2011

Laura Pollan, leader of Ladies in White opposition group, talks February 11, 2011, at her home in  Havana. The Cuban church announced the release of Pollan's husband, Hector Maseda, but Maseda said he won't leave jail until all the remaining prisoner do. (Source: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami Mass Held For Cuban Founder Of Ladies In White

A mass will be held in Miami for Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s Ladies In White. Pollan died Friday after she was hospitalized on Oct. 7 for acute respiratory problems.

CBS4–10/15/2011

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