Florida's Fourth Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed

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The Florida Department of Health announced Aug. 24 that the fourth human encephalitis case caused by the West Nile virus (WNV) has been confirmed. The case is a 73-year-old woman from Sarasota County, who is believed to have contracted the disease while visiting Marathon in the Florida Keys last month. A medical alert is now in effect for Monroe County.

According to acting state

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