Local Zika case found in Pinellas

Florida health officials Tuesday reported the state's first locally transmitted case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus outside of Miami-Dade County.

08/23/2016 | admin | 0

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Second Zika hot spot found in Miami-Dade

A second area has been identified in Miami-Dade County where the mosquito-borne Zika virus is originating, as five more people, including three tourists, have tested positive for the disease.

08/19/2016 | admin | 0

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Update: Interim Guidance for the Evaluation and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection

CDC has updated its interim guidance for U.S. health care providers caring for infants born to mothers with possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy.

08/19/2016 | admin | 0

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Newspapers: Local Zika cases spread to Miami Beach

State health officials Thursday reported two new locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus, while two newspapers reported the virus has been found in Miami Beach.

08/18/2016 | admin | 0

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Three more local Zika cases found in Miami-Dade

tate health officials said Wednesday they have found three more Zika cases believed to have been caused by mosquito bites in Miami-Dade County, bringing to 33 the number of locally transmitted cases in South Florida.

08/17/2016 | admin | 0

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Zika tally adds 12 new travel-related cases

The state added 12 travel-related cases of the Zika virus Tuesday, with the cases popping up in Miami-Dade, Broward, Hillsborough, Orange and St. Lucie counties, according to information released by the Florida Department of Health.

08/16/2016 | admin | 0

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Update on Florida Zika cases

There are 10 new travel-related cases with 4 in Orange, 2 in Miami-Dade, 1 in Leon, 1 in Palm Beach, 1 in Sarasota counties and 1 involving a pregnant woman. This is Sarasota County’s 1st case.

08/12/2016 | admin | 0

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Feds declare Zika emergency in Puerto Rico

With more than 10,000 confirmed Zika cases on the island, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday declared a public-health emergency in Puerto Rico.

08/12/2016 | admin | 0

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UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Celebrates 10 Years of Treatment

UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, the first proton therapy cancer center in the Southeast, celebrates its 10th year of bringing state-of-the-art radiation oncology treatment to cancer patients.

08/11/2016 | admin | 0

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Zika Virus testing information from DOH-Duval

Zika Virus testing is currently available at DOH-Duval’s Central Health Plaza and can be requested by calling the Epidemiology Program at 904-253-1850. This post has more information about testing and guidance.

08/11/2016 | admin | 0

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