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Florida adds dozen more Zika case last week

From The News Service of Florida: Florida health officials added another 12 reported cases of the Zika virus during the past week, including the first…

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Florida TaxWatch: Zika virus may impact state budget

The latest Florida TaxWatch Budget Watch raises the alarm on the potential impact of the on the state budget. Despite Congressional approval of a $1.1…

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Scott ask Congress to act on Zika

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With 70 confirmed cases resulting from Florida mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, Gov. Rick Scott traveled to…

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Miami to Pensacola on Zika Virus Alert

As Escambia County Health director John Lanza began his presentation to Rotary Club of Pensacola members on the Zika virus, Gov. Rick Scott announced that…

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Scott, CDC Chief detail ‘aggressive’ efforts to curb Zika

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott joined the director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday…

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Scott: State to offer free Zika virus tests for pregnant women

While in Gulf Breeze this morning, Gov. Rick Scott said the state’s health departments will offer pregnant women free tests for the Zika virus. “I’ve…

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Escambia County has second Zika virus case [podcast]

The Florida Department of Health announced today that Escambia County has its second confirmed Zika virus case. Yesterday, I interviewed Dr. Antonio Crespo of Orlando…

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UF researchers present inner workings of Ebola vaccine trial

An experimental vaccine combined with an innovative way of vaccinating people has resulted in an estimated 100 percent efficacy of the vaccine against the Ebola…

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