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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

Numerous students were reported sick at Manatee Bay Elementary School September 20, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Broward Schools: Norovirus To Blame For Student Illnesses

A mystery illness, according to Broward County officials, that sent students at a elementary school sick has been identified as a virus.

09/25/2013

Passengers aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship returned Friday claiming a virus outbreak aboard the ship. (Source: CBS4/Summer Knowles)

Passengers: We Returned From Cruise With Norovirus

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.

CBS4–03/08/2013

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Cyber Crooks Now Targeting Search Engines

Most of us have the common sense these days to be cautious opening emails from someone we don’t know, or not open suspicious attachments. But now computer crooks have found a way to target us on search engines.

CBS4–01/08/2013

(Source: AP)

CDC: West Nile Outbreak Sickens More Than 4,500

More than 4,000 people have been infected with the West Nile virus this year, making it the biggest outbreak of the disease since 2003, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CBS Miami–10/17/2012

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade Health Dept. Confirms 1st Dengue Fever Case

Miami-Dade County Health Department officials confirmed Thursday that a Miami-Dade resident has contracted Dengue Fever.

CBS4–09/27/2012

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New Virus Related To SARS And Common Cold Found In Middle East

A previously unknown virus has appeared in both Saudi Arabia and in a traveler who recently returned from the country. The virus killed one and has left the other in intensive care in London, according to the Wall Street Journal.

CBS Miami–09/24/2012

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Sunrise Man, HIV Positive, Faces 7 Charges After Sex With Boy

A 30-year-old Sunrise man is charged with attempted second-degree murder and criminal transmission of the AIDS virus.

CBS Miami–09/07/2012

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Malware Monday Could Affect Thousands Of Computes

Thousands of people across the United States could lose their Internet service Monday thanks to a worldwide computer infection that started last year.

CBS4–07/09/2012

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