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Researchers say invasive Burmese pythons are depleting so many animals in the Everglades, mosquitoes there are mainly biting a species of rat that carries a virus dangerous to humans. 

Flu Season Expected To Be One Of The Worst This Year

Oct 10, 2017

This year, the flu season is expected to be among one of the worst to hit the United States.   

Orange County plans to spray 85,000 acres for mosquitoes starting this week.

Nursing Homes Say Adding Generators 'Huge Challenge'

Sep 25, 2017

Florida nursing-home officials made clear Friday they think it is unrealistic — if not impossible — to carry out a demand by Gov. Rick Scott that facilities quickly install generators that can power air-conditioning systems.

For the millions of people who are still without power across Florida, heat illness can be a concern.