SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) – An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland, and infecting more than 1 million people. 1,021 more words
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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Health officials in Broward County have issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory after the first locally acquired case of Chikungunya Fever was documented in the county. 359 more words
Venezuela is experiencing significant case reports this year for chikungunya, dengue and malaria, three mosquito-borne illnesses common in tropical and subtropical environments. As of reports this week, the country has seen 398 chikungunya cases, 45,745 dengue cases and 55,970 cases of malaria. 510 more words
MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Those pesky mosquitoes in South Florida are causing more problems. Health officials have issued a mosquito-borne disease alert for Miami-Dade County after confirming three more cases of locally acquired dengue fever. 155 more words
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. 146 more words