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New Dengue Fever Cases Reported In Miami-Dade

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As the Labor Day weekend brings outdoor activities around South Florida, the The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County wants residents to take extra precautions when it comes to mosquitoes. 512 more words


Potentially Deadly Virus Found In Florida Chickens

SANFORD (CBSMiami/AP) —  Three Florida chickens tested positive for the possibly fatal West Nile Virus.

The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County advised residents Friday to protect themselves against mosquito bites. 152 more words


Positive Tests for West Nile Virus?

Summer is officially over for all of the kids going back to school today. Here in Atlanta most of us know that just because the kiddos have gone back to school it doesn’t mean that the summer weather has come and gone. 695 more words

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Brazil combats dengue with genetically modified mosquitoes

More than one-third of the world’s population lives in regions at-risk for dengue viral infection, and as many as 400 million people are affected by the disease annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 472 more words


One Child at a Time

Did you know that a child dies every hour from a preventable disease? This disease claims the lives of 483,000 children per year. 90% of these children are in Africa. 586 more words

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