Florida Officials Confirm West Nile Virus

This is the state’s second and Brevard County’s first equine WNV case of 2019.
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Florida Officials Confirm West Nile Virus
This is the state’s second and Brevard County’s first equine WNV case of 2019. | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) confirmed on Sept. 9 Brevard County’s first case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2019. The 7-year-old Quarter Horse was unvaccinated but is reported to be recovering.

About West Nile Virus

WNV transmission occurs when infected mosquitoes feed on animals, as well as humans, after having fed on infected birds.

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