Hepatitis A Outbreak Grows By 55 Cases In FloridaFlorida had 55 new hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,847 as of Saturday, according to Department of Health data.
Hepatitis A Hitting Florida HardHepatitis A is striking Florida in a more deadly fashion than in other states, and the situation is getting so bad that Florida is offering free socks and bus passes to encourage homeless people to get vaccinated.
Another 49 Hepatitis A Cases In FloridaFlorida had 49 new cases of hepatitis A reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,461, according to the latest data from the state Department of Health.
Florida's Surgeon General Declares Hepatitis A Public Health EmergencyAfter more than 2,000 cases of reported hepatitis A cases in Florida this year, state Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared a public health emergency Thursday.
Florida Department of Health Says It Is Working With CDC On Hepatitis AThe Florida Department of Health is working with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address a hepatitis A outbreak and hopes the “partnership” will help expand vaccinations, state officials said Wednesday.
Florida Adds 63 Hepatitis A Cases In OutbreakThe state had 63 cases of hepatitis A reported during the last week of May, bringing the total number of infections this year to 1,373.
Hepatitis A Cases Continue To Rise In Florida; 1,312 Cases Reported This YearWith cases popping up in various parts of the state, Florida had 92 cases of hepatitis A reported last week --- bringing the total this year to 1,312, according to information posted on the state Department of Health website.
Disney World Restaurant Worker Diagnosed With Hepatitis AFlorida health officials say a restaurant worker at a Walt Disney World has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A.
Miami-Dade Animal Services To Offer Lower Prices On Some ServicesMiami-Dade County Animal Services will soon offer some vaccinations and microchips at lower prices.
FDA Warns Tattoo Inks Can Cause Infections Those thinking about getting a tattoo may want to check what ink is being used for their new design.
Tattoos May Hide Signs Of Skin CancerMany studies have been done in recent years looking for a possible link between tattoos and skin cancer.
Secada Lends Voice To Hepatitis Awareness CampaignThree-time Grammy winner and Miami resident Jon Secada wishes his father hadn't kept a secret about his health from him.
Family Experiences Thanksgiving MiracleA South Florida family has a big reason to be thankful this holiday season. Just a couple of weeks ago, they feared Gladys Ramos, a mother and grandmother, wouldn't survive a serious illness.