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July 08, 2020 12:41 PM

Health officials say they've confirmed an 11th case of the mosquito-borne dengue fever in the Florida Keys. So far all 11 cases have been in Key Largo,...


July 07, 2020 02:07 PM

Doctors say a Brazilian man who was infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an...


July 07, 2020 12:50 PM

Florida’s prison system recorded 443 new coronavirus cases and an inmate death over the holiday weekend, according to figures released Monday by the...


July 07, 2020 12:45 PM

A person in Hillsborough County has been infected with a rare brain-eating amoeba, according to a release by Florida Department of Health officials.


July 07, 2020 12:43 PM

Disney is moving ahead with plans to reopen Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom on Saturday even as new coronavirus cases continue to rise in Florida....


July 07, 2020 12:34 PM

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he doesn’t think President Trump was trying to minimize the pandemic when he said 99 percent of cases are “totally harmless.” The...


July 07, 2020 12:26 PM

Miami-Dade County is again closing its restaurants to indoor dining, gyms and other indoor venues just weeks after they reopened because a spike in...


July 06, 2020 01:55 PM

The White House is again rejecting calls for a national mask-wearing mandate. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows says in an appearance on “Fox and...


July 06, 2020 01:45 PM

The White House is again rejecting calls for a national mask-wearing mandate. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows says in an appearance on “Fox and...


July 06, 2020 12:37 PM

Research is indicating that sewage can help reveal trends in pandemic virus outbreaks, and health officials are taking note.