New Jersey's First 2017 Equine EEE Case

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New Jersey's first reported case of EEE this year was in Cumberland County.

New Jersey reported its first 2017 case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). An unvaccinated, 5-year-old mare in Cumberland County, New Jersey, died from complications of EEE on August 28.

For more information visit the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

This article was created with information from the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC). The EDCC works to protect horses and the horse industry from the threat of infectious diseases in North America. The communication system is designed to seek and report real time information about disease outbreaks similar to how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) alerts the human population about diseases in people.