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Four New Dengue Fever Cases Have Been Confirmed In The Florida Keys

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Miami-Dade County has seen its first case of dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that causes fever, severe headache and muscle and joint pain.

Four more cases of Dengue fever have been confirmed in the Upper Florida Keys.

This makes 26 cases reported this year by the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County.

“All indications of these infections show that they were locally acquired,” the health department said in a news release. “These individuals received medical treatment and are expected to make a full recovery.”

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.

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