By Billy Jean Louis on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 4:36 pm
With help from area hospitals, Alachua County Fire Rescue has upgraded the wireless routers inside their ambulances, which transmit patient information to the hospital prior to their arrival.
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By Kai Su on October 20th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm
Recent studies suggests a nasal spray form of the flu vaccine is more effective than the flu shot in healthy children ages 2 to 8, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By Kelly Audette on October 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 3, 2014 at 7:02 pm
Since the CDC confirmed the first case of the Ebola virus in the United States, the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is taking measures to ready doctors and staff for potential patients who display symptoms that could suggest the Ebola virus.
By Logan Ladnyk on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 12:52 pm
Veterinarians at the UF Small Animal Hospital have seen 12 cases of leptospirosis in the past seven months.
By Abbey Taub on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 2, 2013 at 4:13 pm
Students at Glen Springs Elementary received FluMist vaccinations on Tuesday as part of a program in Alachua County known as Control Flu.
By Garrett Bruno on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:34 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated this year’s flu vaccine will help protect against a second strain of influenza B.
Police probe whether stolen gun ties Gainesville drug suspects to Ocala burglary – After a drug arrest early Sunday in Gainesville, Ocala police detectives are investigating a stolen gun found with the three men arrested. The gun was stolen from […]
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By Missy Perez on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 6:36 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health agencies are working to make sure recipients of organs from a rabies-infected donor are rabies free.
By Cassandra Ganter on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 11:38 am
Pakistan arrests man in Daniel Pearl’s slaying – CNN.com – Pakistani officials arrested Quari Abdul Hayee on Sunday in connection with the 2002 Daniel Pearl beheading case. Suspected to have facilitated Pearl’s kidnapping, Hayee joins Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who confessed […]
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By Steven Gallo on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm
The swine flu is on the radar of health officials with reported cases on the rise nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 145 confirmed human cases of the virus since July of last year. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo […]