Health

Several hundred concerned citizens attended -- and often interrupted -- a heated, last-minute Miami Beach City Commission workshop to discuss use of the pesticide Naled to control mosquitoes that may carry Zika. They say they're worried the pesticide is more harmful than the birth defects that can be caused by the virus.

 

 

West Nile Virus Found in Bay County

Sep 8, 2016

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County has confirmed the presence of the West Nile virus.

As Congress returns to Washington from a week long recess, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services along with the March of Dimes and others are calling on Congress to step up in finding a vaccine for the Zika virus.

The Florida Department of Health reported three new, non-travel related cases of Zika in Miami-Dade County on Tuesday.

Florida Picks Up 15 Travel-Related Zika Cases

Aug 29, 2016

Fifteen new cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus were reported Friday in Florida, all tied to people who brought the disease into the state after getting infected elsewhere.

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