29 Nov, 2023
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Dengue Virus Spreads Rapidly Through Florida, Prompting Health Official Alarm

The fast spread of the Dengue virus throughout many counties in Florida has heightened health officials’ fears. Broward County has recently come under the limelight as it joins Miami-Dade County in being on high alert for mosquito-borne illnesses. The Florida Department of Health identified two domestically transmitted cases of dengue in Broward County in its […]

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West Nile Virus Spreads Rampantly Among Nashville’s Mosquitoes

The Nashville Metro Public Health Department identified pervasive West Nile Virus in mosquitoes. Since May, the department has tested mosquitoes collected from 40 monitoring sites in Nashville, with 30 sites returning at least one positive result for West Nile Virus. The health department dispatches flyers to affected areas with information on how to prevent mosquito […]