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Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.

08/16/2014

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

Miami-Dade Fights War Against Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying

South Florida remains under attack from mosquitoes and Thursday night, Miami-Dade County will fire the next shot in the war against these pesky critters.

08/07/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert To Join Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University has been summoned to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Dr. Aileen Marty was officially called to action Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is expected she will be flying overseas within the next few days to join in the effort to contain the outbreak that has killed upwards of 1,000 people, including scores of health care providers.

08/06/2014

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade Fights War Against Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying

South Florida is under attack from mosquitoes but Miami-Dade County is about to fire the next shot in the war against these pesky critters.

07/18/2014

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

Time To Be On The Look-Out For Mosquitoes

The rainy season has started in South Florida and the threat for mosquitoes is growing.

06/05/2014

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

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

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