Another Pandemic? Florida Confirms First Case Of “West Nile Virus” of 2020.

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West Nile Virus Infections May Prove Deadlier Than Previously Thought

As the world continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic, Florida officials has announced the first case of West Nile Virus of the year.

Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County confirmed that a resident in the area has contracted the first case of the West Nile Virus of 2020. The health officials announced that the case was locally transmitted but withheld other information regarding the status of the patient.

The symptoms of the said virus include fever, headache, pain and fatigue and its transmitted to humans through infected mosquitoes. The symptoms become visible between 2-14 days of infection.

Residents are advised to drain water from garbage cans, gutters and anywhere else with stagnant water that could attract mosquitoes. They also instructed pet owners to clean water bowls and bird baths at least twice a week.

 

This is the last thing the world needs now though.

 

 

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