HIV/AIDS: Understanding The EpidemicMore than 1.2 million people within the United States are living with HIV.
Floridians Urged To Avoid Leprosy-Infected ArmadillosCases of leprosy, a long-lasting infection caused by bacteria, are up in Florida—and experts are saying armadillos are to blame.
Dozens Taken Off Cruise Over VirusCrew and passengers were taken off a cruise ship Friday after the spread of the norovirus.
Florida Could Isolate People Suspected Of Being InfectedIsolation could be an option for people suspected of being infected with severe diseases if Florida's top health officials expand their power.
Health Officials: International Traveler Had Measles While In South FloridaThe Florida Department of Health has confirmed that an international traveler, who attended a conference in Central Florida and spent time in South Florida, had the measles.
MD Health Dept: Case Of TB Confirmed In Miami-DadeThe Miami-Dade County Health Department on Monday confirmed a case of tuberculosis in which the patient died.
Ebola Screening In U.S. Ending For Travelers From MaliTravelers from Mali to the United States will no longer be required to undergo enhanced screening and monitoring for Ebola at designated U.S. airports.
Grant Awarded To Plan For Health Effects Of Climate ChangeEven though climate change has been a hot button issue for years now, one Florida county just recently received a $10,000 grant to prepare for the health effects of climate change.
Chikungunya Fever Rampant In Puerto RicoThe CDC says the Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean and Latin America shows no sign of slowing down, and if you are not careful, you could come home with symptoms.
Local Hospital Staff Demonstrate New Ebola ProtocolTo start the week off, doctors and nurses at Jackson Memorial Hospital demonstrated new protocol on how to properly treat a person with the Ebola virus.
FLL Finalizes Ebola Protocol Amid Infected Nurse Developments Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport finalized its protocol amid developments that a nurse who was later found to have Ebola was on a jetliner that later made a trip to Fort Lauderdale.
Governor Wants State Hospital Workers Prepared For EbolaGovernor Rick Scott, in South Florida for Wednesday night’s Gubernatorial Debate, wants Florida hospital workers to be prepared for the possibility of treating an Ebola patient.
South Florida Airports Fine Tune Plan For Possible Ebola ScenarioIn the wake of Ebola, South Florida's major airports have been fine tuning their highly intricate emergency plans which spells out the response to an Ebola scenario.
Brickell Clinic Patient Tests Negative For Deadly Ebola Virus State health officials said a patient who was transferred from an urgent-care clinic in Miami to a local hospital with Ebola-like symptoms was not at risk for the virus.
Politics And Public Fear Drive Ebola Scare In Miami-Dade The experts at the Centers For Disease Control told Florida Sunday not to expend resources testing a West Africa boy for Ebola.