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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.


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Insect Invasion Making S. Floridians’ Skin Crawl

The early start to the rainy season in south Florida has led to an insect invasion.



Start Of Rainy Season Brings Mosquito Invasion

An early start to the summer’s rainy season has brought an invasion of unwanted visitors – mosquitoes. Mosquito control agencies in both Miami-Dade and Broward are using trucks and planes to spray for the pesky critters which could pose potential health problems.



Miami-Dade Ready To Fight Back Against Mosquito Invasion

Summer in South Florida means heat, rain and pesky mosquitoes. If you’ve been outside recently, you know the mosquitoes are back in full force which has Miami-Dade mosquito control ready to fight back.


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)

Skeeters Begin Summer Assault, Fight Back

Summer like temperatures along with afternoon rain and thunderstorms are perfect breeding conditions for one of South Florida’s peskiest pests – the mosquito.



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.


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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.


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War On Mosquitoes Moves To Broward This Weekend

The frontline of South Florida’s war on mosquitoes is moving to Broward County this weekend.



Air Force Reserve’s C-130s To Battle Homestead ‘Skeeters

Residents of Homestead, Florida City and the Redland areas who have been batting an invasion of nasty blood sucking mosquitoes over the last few weeks take heart, help is on the way in ‘big’ way.



2nd Case Of Dengue Fever Confirmed In Miami-Dade County

The second locally-acquired case of Dengue Fever has been confirmed in Miami-Dade County.