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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

US : Dengue fever case in Marion

Article via Ocala :

" The Florida Department of Health on Tuesday reissued its dengue fever prevention message after a confirmed case of the disease in Marion County.

County government, at the request of the Marion County Health Department, will conduct a mosquito spray at 8 p.m. Wednesday south of Ocala.

Beekeepers and residents who are sensitive to chemicals and pesticides are asked to take the necessary precautions.

This case of dengue fever — Marion County's first this year — was contracted outside of the U.S., the county Health Department said in a news release."

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