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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

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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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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

(Source: AP)

M-D Health Dept. Confirms Dengue Fever Case

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

CBS4–09/28/2011

FAST FACTS: Dengue Fever And Symptoms

The Center for Disease Control estimates that one-third of the world’s population is at risk for dengue infection. The CDC said it’s a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics and subtropics.Each year, […]

CBS4–08/12/2010