July 12, 2023
Public Health/Prevention | Tea Leaves
  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning doctors and public health officials about a handful of locally acquired cases of malaria. Four people in Florida and one person in Texas seem to have been exposed to the disease locally. The four cases in Florida are all in the same area, so there is active surveillance in the region to see if anyone else gets sick. Public health authorities are also monitoring and trying to control the local mosquito population. (Articles here and here)