More West Nile Virus Cases Reported By The Florida Department Of Health In Miami-Dade
Three more cases of West Nile Virus in Miami-Dade have been reported Monday by the Florida Department of Health, bringing this year’s total to 59.
If symptoms such as fever, headache and fatigue occur — and they occur in only about 20% of the people who get West Nile — they tend to happen two to 14 days after the mosquito bite.
Senior citizens and people with damaged immune systems are at a higher risk of dealing with the serious, possibly fatal, symptoms that hit less than 1% of the people who get West Nile.
Read more from our news partner at The Miami Herald.