Fifth Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Reported in Marion County
MARION COUNTY---A fifth case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been reported in Ocala.
According to the Marion County Department of Health, a filly has died of the virus.
The owner says she took every precaution to prevent it.
Triple E can affect humans as well as horses.
Officials say to drain standing water and use insect repellant.
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