Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical volunteers in West Africa wear protective suits as they carry the body of an Ebola victim. (Photo by SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida To Spend Millions On Ebola Preparation

Health officials are asking for permission to redirect money from federal grants to buy full body suits for health care workers who may have contact with any potential victims of the virus.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/15/2014

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/24/2014

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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/23/2014

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Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food Workers

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.

06/04/2014

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CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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Schools Allowing Kids With Head Lice To Return To Class, Not Sending ‘Lice Note’ To Parents

Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.

CBS Tampa–11/08/2013

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Teen Nearly Goes Blind After Parasite Grows On Contact, Eats Through Eye

A high school senior nearly goes blind in one eye after a parasite grows on her contact lens and starts eating through her cornea.

03/28/2013

Doctors Treat TB Patients

Possible Case of Tuberculosis At USF Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – A possible case of Tuberculosis (TB), has been identified in a University of South Florida student and has been reported to the Hillsborough County Health Department.

CBS Tampa–02/11/2012

Update: Teen Dies From Amoeba Infection, CDC Confirms

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — The Brevard County teen who suffered a rare brain infection caused by an amoeba died over the weekend. The young girl, identified as 16-year-old Courtney Nash, was hospitalized on August […]

CBS Tampa–08/15/2011

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