Focus on South Florida: Man vs. Mosquito Mosquitos are an unavoidable fact of life of summer in South Florida. Sure they are a nuisance, but for some people a close encounter with a mosquito can be a lot more serious, even dangerous. Mosquitos can spread all sorts of disease. We focus on what you can do protect yourself and your family and what’s being done on your behalf.
Dengue Fever Case Confirmed In Miami-DadeThe first locally acquired case of Dengue Fever in Miami-Dade in 2014 has been confirmed by the county's health department. The individual was diagnosed based on symptoms and confirmed by laboratory tests. The health department adds that the individual has fully recovered from this illness.
Health Dept.: Beware Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Fever The season for mosquitoes will be in full force within a matter of weeks. Ahead of that, the Florida Department of Health is advising residents and visitors to be aware of chikungunya fever.
Blood Samples Collected After TC Dengue Fever OutbreakBlood samples are being collected from 300 people on Florida’s Treasure Coast by public health workers after 18 cases of mosquito-borne illness were confirmed.
More Cases Of Dengue Fever In South FloridaOfficials warn of an increased risk for dengue fever in South Florida. Four new cases have been confirmed on the Treasure Coast, bringing the total of reported cases of the mosquito-borne disease to eleven.
Dengue Fever Advisory For Two Central Florida CountiesIf you are planning to head to up the coast, you may want to pack some bug spray.
Officials Confirm Case Of Dengue Fever In Miami-Dade CountyThe Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County has confirmed the first case of dengue fever in 2013 in an 18-year-old male.
Officials Confirm Cases Of Dengue Fever Near S. Fla. Health officials have issued an alert for mosquito-borne illness after four cases of four cases of dengue fever were confirmed along Florida’s Treasure Coast.

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