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    Marion County -- Marion County remains under a mosquito-borne illness advisory due to eastern equine encephalitis activity. In an August press release, Florida Department of Health Operations director Craig Ackerman, said, “The risk of disease being spread from mosquitoes to...
    Marion County remains under a mosquito-borne illness advisory due to eastern equine encephalitis activity. Since Ocala Post last reported on EEE, three more animal deaths have been reported in Marion County; bringing the total to 13 since February -- eleven...
    Marion County remains under a mosquito-borne illness advisory due to eastern equine encephalitis activity. Since Ocala Post last reported on EEE, three more animal deaths have been reported in Marion County; bringing the total to 10 since February -- eight...
    Marion County -- The Florida Department of Health said Thursday that Marion County continues to experience new cases of eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, as additional animals have become sick with the virus. Five horses and two emus have died...
    Marion County  -- In a press release, the Marion County Health Department said that in the near future mosquito populations are expected to be larger than normal due to Hurricane Irma. Florida Department of Health Officials is urging Floridians and visitors...
    The Marion County Health Department confirmed Friday that there is a second case or travel-related Zika in Marion County. As with the first case, the second resident, who is not being named, had traveled to the Dominican Republic. State health officials...
    The Florida Department of Health has confirmed a travel-related case of Zika in Marion County. The case was confirmed after the person returned from the Dominican Republic and was seen by a local doctor's office. This makes 35 counties in Florida...
    // Ocala, Florida -- In Citrus County, officials are being proactive in preventing chikungunya fever. The chikungunya virus is spread by mosquitoes, and has already been reported in Palm Beach, Dade, Pinellas, Polk, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pasco...
    // Tallahassee, Florida – The Florida Department of Health today confirmed the first cases of locally acquired chikungunya (chik-en-gun-ye) fever, one in Miami Dade County and the other in Palm Beach County. Chikungunya is a disease...
    // Ocala, Florida —The Florida Department of Health in Marion County today, advised residents that there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Marion County. A horse in the Sparr area recently tested...
      Ocala, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has lifted the mosquito-borne illness advisory that was established in July 2013. Officials say, even though the advisory has been lifted you should still take precautions when outdoors. Residence...
    As the populations in Florida increases so does the threat of diseases, especially from mosquitoes. Mosquitoes in Florida carry four types of virus called arboviruses.         These viruses are; St. Louis encephalitis (SLE), Eastern equine encephalomyelitis(EEE), Western equine encephalitis , and West...