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Miami-Dade Feeling Effects Of Severe Flu Season

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that this year’s flu season has hit early and hit hard. Their data also shows that Florida is one of 29 states with the highest level of flu activity.

01/06/2015

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Scott: “No Confirmed Cases Of Ebola In Florida”

Florida is monitoring six people who recently traveled to Ebola-affected areas in West Africa, Gov. Rick Scott told state lawmakers during a conference call Tuesday.

10/29/2014

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First Case Of Enterovirus 68 Confirmed In Florida

The first case of Enterovirus has been confirmed in Florida.

10/08/2014

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Fla. Group Providing 200,000 Students With Free Flu Shots

Florida’s flu vaccination rates are well below the national average and a Florida organization plans to fix this problem by providing 200,000 free vaccinations to students this school year.

09/29/2014

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Miami-Dade Animal Services To Offer Lower Prices On Some Services

Miami-Dade County Animal Services will soon offer some vaccinations and microchips at lower prices.

09/26/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

Natural Wood Smoked Thick Cut Bacon is seen for sale at the Eastern Market February 25, 2014, in Washington, DC. (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Bacon Prices On The Rise As Virus Killing Millions Of Baby Pigs In U.S.

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.

CBS Miami–04/09/2014

Julia Salas recovered after a lung transplant at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. (Source: Texas Children's Hospital, Allen Kramer)

Toddler Feeling Great After Lung Transplant

A toddler who was in need of a lung transplant in 2013 will soon return home feeling much better.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Quickly Spreading In Caribbean

The chikungunya virus, which first appeared in the Caribbean a few weeks ago is spreading rapidly from island to island as the busy winter tourism season is in full swing.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

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CDC Warns Of African Virus In Caribbean

A debilitating virus first detected in Africa has spread to the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Caribbean island of St. Martin.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

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