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

3 New Cases Of Dengue Fever In Miami-Dade

Those pesky mosquitoes in South Florida are causing more problems. Health officials have issued a mosquito-borne disease alert for Miami-Dade County after confirming three more cases of locally acquired dengue fever.

CBS Miami–09/12/2014

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

Miami-Dade Fights War Against Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying

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.

08/07/2014

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

Air Force Joins Effort To Reduce Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

The Air Force is joining in the efforts to help control mosquito borne illnesses bugging South Florida.

07/31/2014

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade & Air Force Partner To Reduce Mosquito Infestation

Miami-Dade County has partnered with the Air Force Reserve to help reduce the infestation of mosquitoes in the area by aerial spraying.

07/29/2014

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Which Mosquito Repellents Actually Work?

Summer time in South Florida means brilliant sunshine, afternoon thunderstorms and lots and lots of mosquitoes.
There are plenty of sprays, candles, and other treatments out there but which ones actually work?

07/25/2014

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

Smartphone Apps Are Helping Users Avoid Mosquitoes

Next time you’re having issues with mosquitoes the problem can be solved as easily as pulling out your smartphone.

07/23/2014

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade Fights War Against Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying

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.

07/18/2014

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

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

(Source: AP)

Dengue Fever Case Confirmed In Miami-Dade

The first locally acquired case of Dengue Fever in Miami-Dade in 2014 has been confirmed by the county’s health department. The individual was diagnosed based on symptoms and confirmed by laboratory tests. The health department adds that the individual has fully recovered from this illness.

07/09/2014

(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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