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Show You Know: Some Amazing Encephalitis Stats

Sharks attack roughly 75 people worldwide a year, killing an average of 5. In the U.S., out of 1,300 tornadoes per year, about 60 people die. 340 more words


Is Chikungunya the next disease that will absolutely kill you?

In recent years, the United States has been thrown into panic over diseases allegedly on the verge of sweeping the country and ravaging the population. Ebola is only a recent example. 585 more words

Chikungunya Update: Still active in the warmer climates

We hope everyone had a great holiday season! We sure did! This is the first full week back to school and work for most of us. 604 more words

Mosquito Control

Vaccinating Mosquitoes?

A team of researchers at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, may have found a way to vaccinate mosquitoes for Dengue Fever and Malaria.

The Dengue virus and Malaria parasite enter into a mosquito once they have fed on an infected host. 356 more words

First Locally-Acquired Case Of Chikungunya Fever For Broward County

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. 364 more words


3 New Cases Of Dengue Fever In Miami-Dade

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. 163 more words


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. 514 more words