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.
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.
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.
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.
The rainy season has started in South Florida and the threat for mosquitoes is growing.
If you are planning to head to up the coast, you may want to pack some bug spray.
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.
Miami-Dade County Health Department officials confirmed Thursday that a Miami-Dade resident has contracted Dengue Fever.
A second confirmed case of Dengue fever has prompted health officials in Palm Beach County to raise their current threat advisory to an alert.
Miami-Dade County Health Department officials confirmed Wednesday that a Miami-Dade resident has contracted Dengue Fever.