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Potentially Deadly Virus Found In Florida Chickens

Three Florida chickens tested positive for the possibly fatal West Nile Virus.

08/23/2014

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Health Dept. Offering Free Back-To-School Immunizations In Miami-Dade

Some kids dread the thought of going back-to-school after summer vacation—and the idea of having to get vaccines is even worse.

07/29/2014

Jacques Calixte (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Officials: Miami Man Stole Money Intended For Cancer Screenings

State officials announced they have arrested the owner and operator of the Haitian American Association against Cancer in Miami.

07/24/2014

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Residents Concerned About Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

The Florida Department of Health confirmed the first case of locally acquired Chikungunya, one in Miami-Dade and the other in Palm Beach County.

07/18/2014

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Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Spreading After South Florida Bite

Health officials confirmed the first two locally acquired cases of the chikungunya virus in South Florida.

07/17/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Health Workers Cleared After MERS Exposure

Florida healthcare workers who came in contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed case of MERS in the U.S. are ready to go back to work.

05/25/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital

Officials in Orlando released an update on the first patient in Florida to contract Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

05/19/2014

(Source: AP)

Health Dept.: Beware Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Fever

The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.

05/16/2014

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FL High School Students Drinking Less Soda

According to new statistics, students in Florida high schools are healthier than they were six years ago.

03/01/2014

Source: CBS4

Swimming Advisory Lifted For Sunny Isles Beach

The no swimming advisory issued almost a week ago for Sunny Isles Beach has been lifted.

02/25/2014

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