Dengue Outbreak

Dengue, the most common mosquito-borne virus worldwide, is transmitted via the Aedes aegypti mosquito. As the temperatures start rising in Florida and considering the recent announcement of a current outbreak by Health officials in Puerto Rico, we encourage providers in Florida to keep Dengue in the differential diagnosis of febrile illness in the setting of recent travel to endemic areas and areas with ongoing outbreaks.

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IPC Champion Challenge!

Are you a pediatric healthcare provider in Florida? If so, the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Champion Challenge is for you! The Challenge is designed to raise awareness of everything pediatricians are doing to keep kids, families, and their communities safe...

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Remembering Dr. Gerold L. Schiebler

The Florida Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) is sad to share news of the passing of Dr. Gerold L. Schiebler, Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Service Professor of the University of Florida Department of Pediatrics, on March 2, 2024.  

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Measles Outbreak

Measles is a highly contagious disease and can be especially dangerous in young children. Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose, and watery eyes followed by a maculopapular rash that begins on the head and face and spreads downward.

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