Isolation could be an option for people suspected of being infected with severe diseases if Florida’s top health officials expand their power.
Gov. Rick Scott has made a move to protect Floridians from Ebola and now he’s defending his decision. Monday, Gov. Scott said it’s “the right thing to do” to protect Floridians.
For the second time in as many weeks, passengers returned from a vacation at sea with claims of hazardous health conditions aboard their cruise ship.
An American Eagle regional jet bound to Miami from Indianapolis was quarantined and the passengers removed by bus, while police dogs sniffed luggage that had been removed from the plane and spread out on the tarmac. There was no immediate explanation why, but police sounded the all-clear at 11:30.
Infectious disease specialists confirmed this week that more than a dozen cats at Miami-Dade Animal Services died from a serious illness that few kittens survive.
A citrus and fruit tree quarantine in Pompano Beach has been expanded after state agriculture workers found a fifth Mediterranean fruit fly in a trap.