|3rd case of West Nile confirmed in Central Florida|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DAYTONA BEACH — Health officials have issued an alert after a third person was diagnosed with West Nile virus in Volusia County.
Officials said in a statement Monday “there is a heightened concern additional residents will become ill.”
The alert issued urges residents to take extra precaution to avoid mosquitoes. West Nile is most commonly transmitted to human by mosquitoes.
A woman in Volusia County was diagnosed with the virus last month.
Officials have not released the name, age or gender of the latest West Nile victims.
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