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Un plan de bioseguridad para proteger nuestras aves de corral durante el invierno

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December 14, 2022

El invierno llega a Florida, y con este, migraciones de aves silvestres cargando enfermedades virales y bacterianas las cuales pueden enfermar nuestros pollos, codornices, patos, y otras especies a nuestro cuidado. ¿Cómo reducir la posibilidad ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Animales, Aves, Bacteria, Bioseguridad, Corral, Cuarentena, Depredadores, Enfermedades, Extension, Gallinas, IFAS, Infección, Inspeccion, Invierno, Manejo, Patos, Pollos, Salud, Salvaje, UF, Veterinario, Virus

A Winter Biosecurity Plan for our Backyard Birds

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December 14, 2022

Wintertime is upon us. With it comes massive bird migrations that can carry viral diseases which may end up affecting our backyard chickens, ducks, quail, and other feathered creatures under our care. How do we reduce the possibility of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Backyard, Chickens, Disease, Extension, Hardee, Hens, IFAS, Infection, Livestock, Poultry, Prevention, UF, Virus

Lo que debe saber sobre el Virus del Mosaico de la Caña de Azúcar (SCMV) y la Necrosis Viral Letal (LVN) que afectan a la grama de San Agustín

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December 7, 2022

La enfermedad del mosaico y la necrosis viral letal (LVN)son enfermedades virales de la grama San Agustín (SAG) causadas por el virus del mosaico de la caña de azúcar (SCMV). Los primeros síntomas incluyen un patrón de mosaico en la hoja ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Español, Grass, Landscape, LVN, SCMV, Turf, Turf Problem, Virus
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What to know about mosquitoes and hurricane recovery

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October 1, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. After a hurricane, flooding and scattered debris that hold water are breeding grounds for mosquitoes. “An increase in mosquito numbers can most likely ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Disaster Preparedness, Eva Buckner, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Hurricanes, Mosquitoes, Msoquito-borne Illness, Virus

Lo que debe saber sobre los mosquitos después de un huracán

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September 30, 2022

Después de un huracán, las inundaciones y los escombros dispersos retienen agua y se convierten en criaderos ideales para mosquitos. "Lo más probable es que se observe un aumento en el número de mosquitos en las semanas posteriores a ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Aedes Aegypti, Agua Estancada, Chikungunya Virus, Control, Dengue Virus, Español, Eva Buckner, Huracán, Hurricane, Mosquito, Mosquitoes, Picaduras, Virus, Zika Virus
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Foodborne Illness: Follow food safety handling practices at the store


July 8, 2022

In the last blog post, we discussed how prevalent are foodborne illnesses, the populations especially vulnerable to this issue. In this post, we will discuss some safe food-handling practices while we are at the grocery store. Sometimes, ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Bacteria, Food, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Foodborne Illness, Pathogen, Pgm_FCS, Virus

Guest Blog: My Tangle with the Delta Variant of COVID-19


September 23, 2021

As the Zoonotic Diseases Coordinator for the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County, I am required to remain abreast of emerging zoonotic diseases worldwide. The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which is the virus responsible for causing ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, COVID-19 Vaccines, Delta Variant, Pandemic, SARS-CoV-2, Vaccines, Virus

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