Florida's Fourth Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed

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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