The Florida Department of Health confirmed the first case of locally acquired Chikungunya, one in Miami-Dade and the other in Palm Beach County.
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.
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.
A debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.
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.
Summer in South Florida means plenty of heat, rain and pesky mosquitoes.
Key West may soon be inundated with hundreds of thousands of pesky mosquitoes but their release would actually be for a good cuase.
Miami-Dade County Health Department officials confirmed Thursday that a Miami-Dade resident has contracted Dengue Fever.
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.
Summer like temperatures along with afternoon rain and thunderstorms are perfect breeding conditions for one of South Florida’s peskiest pests – the mosquito.