CDC: Flu Deaths Rise To 2,100 Nationwide In 2019Flu-like illnesses are on the rise and have been elevated for seven weeks across all regions of the country, according to CDC's latest FluView report.
30 People Sickened By Infection Linked To Contact With Pet Store Puppies, CDC SaysThe Centers for Disease Control says it is investigating an outbreak of a multi-drug resistant infection linked to contact with pet store puppies.
Miami Beach Teen Says Vaping Landed Him In The Hospital With Collapsed LungThe number of e-cigarette and vaping-related lung injuries continues to climb with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 2,172 cases so far in 49 states, including Florida.
CDC: Connection Drawn Between THC, Vaping Illnesses; 1 Death In Florida, 70 Reported CasesThe federal government on Monday acknowledged that THC products are “playing an important role” in the multistate outbreak of vaping-related illnesses and recommended that people not use vaping devices that contain THC.
More Than 800 Cases Of Measles Reported In USThe number of measles cases in the US is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update.
Focus On South Florida: New App Helping Fight AddictionAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more Americans died from an overdose in 2017, than died from both gun violence and car accidents.
Experts Stress Importance Of Vaccinations As Flu Season Picks UpFlu season is picking up, with federal health officials reporting sharp increases in flu activity nationwide.
Flu Cases On The Rise, CDC SaysFlu activity is increasing in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.
87 More Cases Of Salmonella Linked To Recalled BeefEighty-seven more people have been sickened with salmonella linked to recalled beef products, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Urges Consumers Not To Eat Romaine Lettuce Amid E. Coli ConcernsThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned US consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce, as it may be contaminated with E. coli.
Mosquito Alert: Positive Tests For West Nile Virus And Dengue Virus In Miami-DadeA mosquito in South Florida has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
155 Cases Of Polio-Like Illness Now Under Investigation, CDC SaysThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday that there are 155 patients under investigation this year for acute flaccid myelitis, a condition that that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.
Health Officials Push For Vaccinations After Deadliest Flu Season In 40 YearsThe CDC says last flu season was the deadliest in at least four decades.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.
Florida Department Of Health Reports 62 Zika CasesThe 62 total is as of Aug. 13 and represents an increase of three cases since the department posted July numbers.