Blood samples are being collected from 300 people on Florida’s Treasure Coast by public health workers after 18 cases of mosquito-borne illness were confirmed.
Officials warn of an increased risk for dengue fever in South Florida. Four new cases have been confirmed on the Treasure Coast, bringing the total of reported cases of the mosquito-borne disease to eleven.
If you are planning to head to up the coast, you may want to pack some bug spray.
The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County has confirmed the first case of dengue fever in 2013 in an 18-year-old male.
It may be pretty hard to believe, but despite all of the rain in South Florida; Miami-Dade County hasn’t seen an unusually active mosquito season in 2013. So far.
Recent rains across South Florida have prompted a mini-invasion of pesky mosquitoes as receding flood waters allow long-dormant eggs to hatch.
Summer in South Florida means plenty of heat, rain and pesky mosquitoes.
Would you stick your arm in a cage filled with 150 hungry Southern House mosquitoes, the very ones that carry the West Nile virus?
Key West may soon be inundated with hundreds of thousands of pesky mosquitoes but their release would actually be for a good cuase.
An 82-year old man is Miami-Dade County’s second confirmed case of locally acquired Dengue Fever this year.