Dengue, Hookworms Hit Miami

Dengue. Hookworms. They are diseases often found in developing and impoverished tropical countries. So what are they doing in Miami? Health officials with the Miami-Dade County Health Department confirmed on Thursday their first case of dengue fever in 50 years. Though Liliana Rivera, director of the health department, said the person diagnosed with the potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus recovered fully after a brief hospitalization, the announcement follows a May 21 report by the U.S....Full Story
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