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.