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3rd Case Of West Nile Confirmed In Central Florida

Health officials have issued an alert after a third person was diagnosed with West Nile virus in Volusia County.

CBS Tampa–10/06/2014

File photo of a mosquito. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Nile Virus Found In Florida Chickens

Three chickens in central Florida have tested positive for the potentially fatal West Nile virus.

CBS Tampa–08/23/2014

File photo of a female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Rare Case Of Mosquito Borne Illness Reported In Hillsborough

State health officials are warning people to be vigilant about mosquito bites after discovering an extremely rare human case of Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, a mosquito-borne illness that causes inflammation of the brain.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2013

File photo of a mosquito. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petition Hopes To Block Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes In Fla. Keys

A petition has begun to make the rounds urging British insect control company Oxitec to refrain from releasing genetically-altered mosquitoes into the Florida Keys.

07/12/2012

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