What diseases are in Florida?
Florida Mosquito-Borne Diseases
- Here are some mosquito-borne viruses that may infect Floridians:
- West Nile Virus.
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus.
- Dengue Virus.
- Chikungunya Virus.
- The principle symptom of Chikungunya Virus is excruciating joint pain.
Is gonorrhea reportable in Florida?
Reportable diseases are divided into several groups: Mandatory written reporting: A report of the disease must be made in writing. Examples are gonorrhea and salmonellosis. Mandatory reporting by telephone: The provider must make a report by phone.
What are some emerging infectious diseases?
Emerging diseases include HIV infections, SARS, Lyme disease, Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli), hantavirus, dengue fever, West Nile virus, and the Zika virus. Reemerging diseases are diseases that reappear after they have been on a significant decline.
What are the infectious diseases?
Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms — such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Many organisms live in and on our bodies. They’re normally harmless or even helpful. But under certain conditions, some organisms may cause disease.