Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Kills Four Florida Horses

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Officials in Paisley, Fla., say four horses have died in Lake and Volusia counties from complications of the mosquito-borne Eastern equine encephalitis virus.

Health department officials say a horse in northeast Lake County died from the virus -- which is transmitted by mosquitoes and can possibly infect humans.

Three other horses have died from the disease in Volusia County

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