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By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Florida Dengue fever outbreak 2013: Martin County release summary results

Martin County, Florida, on the Sunshine State’s Treasure Coast experienced a locally acquired dengue fever outbreak with onset dates ranging from June to September 2013. Photo/CDC-James Gathany In September More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
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Martin County health officials lift dengue fever advisory

  The Florida Department of Health in Martin County today announced an end to the dengue fever advisory in the Rio and Jensen Beach areas. Health officials initiated the advisory in August, following confirmed More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Florida: Martin County community survey reveals 22nd dengue fever case

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County has announced test results for the community survey on dengue fever, which was completed last month in the Rio and Jensen Beach area. Photo/CDC-James Gathany During More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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Florida: New case of dengue fever brings Martin County total to 21

The Florida Department of Health in Martin urges residents to continue to take precautions against mosquito borne illness. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC Routine surveillance has confirmed one additional case of dengue More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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Martin County health officials complete dengue fever community survey, total cases remain unchanged

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County announced yesterday the completion of the dengue fever community survey conducted in the Rio and Jensen Beach, according to a health department press release. Aedes More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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OneBlood to resume blood collections in St. Lucie County starting today, Martin County blood collections remain suspended in wake of dengue cases

In a follow up to a report nearly two weeks ago, Florida blood collection agency, OneBlood has announced it will resume blood collections from donors in St. Lucie County starting Sept. 23, according to a blood bank More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Dengue fever cases now at 20 on Florida’s Treasure Coast

Martin County health officials have confirmed two additional cases of dengue fever, bringing the total to 20 locally acquired cases in the Rio and Jensen Beach area, according to a press release issued Sept. 18. Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Florida dengue cases continue to rise, 18 cases now confirmed

In a follow up to the dengue fever situation on Florida’s Treasure Coast, Martin County health officials say the case total now stands at 18. This is up from 15 reported last week. Aedes mosquito Image/CDC According More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Florida blood bank, OneBlood, temporarily suspends blood donations from Martin and St. Lucie Counties due to dengue fever

The Treasure Coast counties of Martin and St. Lucie Counties have reported as of last week, at least 15 cases of locally acquired dengue fever (With a update scheduled today, the case count is likely higher).   Blood More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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Four more dengue fever cases reported on Florida’s Treasure Coast

The Martin and St. Lucie counties’ health departments issued a health alert Friday, Aug. 30, confirming four additional cases of dengue fever, bringing to total number of cases reported to 11 since the first More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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Dengue fever in Florida: A few words with Martin County Environmental Health Director, Bob Washam

With the first cases of dengue fever being reported in the United States on Florida’s eastern coast, health officials are implementing every weapon in the arsenal to get this situation under control.   Female More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Dengue fever confirmed in Miami-Dade County, Treasure Coast total now at seven cases

After reports of  “locally-acquired” dengue fever cases in Martin and St. Lucie Counties on Florida’s east coast, their neighboring county to the south, Miami-Dade announced Friday the confirmation More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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Martin County confirms one more dengue fever case, brings the total in Florida’s Treasure Coast to four

In a follow-up to a story last week, The Florida Department of Health in Martin County has issued a health alert today for mosquito-borne illness following the confirmation of one additional case of locally acquired More...


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