An infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.
An infectious disease expert from Florida International University has been summoned to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Dr. Aileen Marty was officially called to action Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is expected she will be flying overseas within the next few days to join in the effort to contain the outbreak that has killed upwards of 1,000 people, including scores of health care providers.
A man accused of supporting terrorism is set to plead guilty Friday at a change-of-plea hearing in Miami.
Florida healthcare workers who came in contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed case of MERS in the U.S. are ready to go back to work.
Florida’s international agricultural exports are up, according to a report released Wednesday.
The World Health Organization said another patient has been infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus which is related to the SARS virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new warning to state and local health officials about a virus that is related to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and appeared for the first time in September 2012.