By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Dengue fever


In an update on the dengue fever situation in the Florida Keys, the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County reported three additional cases that were identified through retrospective case finding efforts.

State health officials now report 46 locally acquired dengue fever cases (45 for Monroe County and 1 for Miami-Dade County).

West Nile virus

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County reported two additional two asymptomatic West Nile virus (WNV)-positive blood donors.

In Palm Beach County, health authorities reported one neurologic case of WNV infection.

Statewide, there are now a total of 35 WNV infections in 2020 (33 with exposures in Miami-Dade County and two with exposures in Palm Beach County). Nine were symptomatic cases and 26 were asymptomatic blood donors.