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University of Florida scientists are starting to better understand the ability of two Florida mosquito species to transmit two strains of chikungunya virus that have caused outbreaks of human disease ...
(University of Florida) For many patients, participating in gene therapy clinical trials isn't an option because their immune system recognizes and fights the helpful virus used for treatment. Now, Un...
Florida health officials are reporting the state's first case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a mosquito.
Zika virus disease is a global issue, but with the recent hurricanes and flooding in Texas and Florida, mosquito-borne illnesses may become more prevalent. This article discusses the latest recommenda...
Florida researchers have developed a new device for detecting the Zika virus quickly and cheaply - although it might take years for it to come to market.
TAMPA, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2017 The West Florida Division of Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Florida Hospital Carrollw...
Semen alterations early after acute Zika virus infection might affect fertility and could be explained by virus effects on the testis and epididymis. Frequency of shedding and high viral load in semen...
(Florida Museum of Natural History) University of Florida researchers have found rat lungworm, a parasitic nematode that can cause meningitis in humans and animals, in five Florida counties.
Aedeomyia squamipennis (Lynch Arribalzaga) is a tropical mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) found throughout most of the American Tropics, from eastern Mexico through Argentina, including several Caribbean...
Since early 2015, the Zika virus epidemic has spread rapidly through South America and the Caribbean and the first cases of local transmission have just been reported in Florida. Maternal infection du...
On November 12, 2015, the Florida Poison Information Center Tampa notified the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County of a boy aged 3 years with a urine mercury level of 79 μg/L (normal
Between 2014 and 2016 more than 3,800 imported human cases of chikungunya fever in Florida highlight the high risk for local transmission. To examine the potential for sustained local transmission of ...
Heroin-related deaths have increased substantially in the past 10 years in the United States, particularly in Florida. Our objectives were to measure heroin-related morbidity and mortality rates in Or...