Florida's Third Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported

The Florida Department of Health announced Monday that a third human case of encephalitis caused by the West Nile virus (WNV) has been diagnosed. The case is a 40-year-old man from Jefferson County. There have been two other confirmed human cases of WNV and two confirmed cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Florida.

Jefferson County is already under a medical alert issued by

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