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

More Cases Of Dengue Fever In South Florida

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.

08/31/2013

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

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

Officials Confirm Case Of Dengue Fever In Miami-Dade County

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.

08/23/2013

(Source: AP)

Mild Mosquito Season Thus Far In Miami-Dade

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.

CBS Miami–07/30/2013

(Source: AP)

Dade, Broward Wage War Against Pesky Skeeters

Recent rains across South Florida have prompted a mini-invasion of pesky mosquitoes as receding flood waters allow long-dormant eggs to hatch.

CBS4–07/24/2013

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South Florida Ready To Fight Back Against Mosquito Invasion

Summer in South Florida means plenty of heat, rain and pesky mosquitoes.

CBS Miami–07/23/2013

(Source: AP)

The Big Buzz About Mosquito Repellents

Would you stick your arm in a cage filled with 150 hungry Southern House mosquitoes, the very ones that carry the West Nile virus?

CBS Miami–06/17/2013

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Gene-Altered Mosquitoes May Be Used To Fight Dengue Fever In Key West

Key West may soon be inundated with hundreds of thousands of pesky mosquitoes but their release would actually be for a good cuase.

CBS4–12/06/2012

(Source: AP)

Dade Confirms 2nd Case Of Dengue Fever

An 82-year old man is Miami-Dade County’s second confirmed case of locally acquired Dengue Fever this year.

CBS4–11/18/2012

(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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