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49 New VSV-Affected Premises Reported

Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma all have counties with new positive cases of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV).
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VSV current quarantine 7-20-20

Since the last situation report on July 16, there have been 49 new vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV)-affected premises identified (27 confirmed positive, 22 suspect) in three states. Updates are as follows: 

Kansas (19 new confirmed positive, 20 new suspect premises) 

  • Allen County (New Infected County) – 3 confirmed positive, 4 suspect equine premises 
  • Butler County – 1 new suspect equine premises 
  • Cherokee County (new infected county) – 5 confirmed positive, 4 suspect equine premises 
  • Coffey County (new infected county) – 1 confirmed positive equine premises 
  • Cowley County – 2 new suspect equine premises 
  • Elk County (new infected county) – 1 confirmed positive equine premises 
  • Labette County (new infected county) – 2 confirmed positive, 2 suspect equine premises 
  • Lyon County (new infected county) – 2 confirmed positive, 1 suspect equine premises 
  • Miami County – 1 new confirmed positive equine premises 
  • Neosho County (new infected county) – 2 confirmed positive, 1 suspect equine premises 
  • Wilson County (new infected county) – 2 confirmed positive, 5 suspect equine premises 
  • The following previously VSV-infected or suspect premises have been released from quarantine: 1 in Butler County and 1 in Cowley County. 

Missouri (5 new confirmed positive, 2 new suspect premises) 

  • Jasper County (new infected county) – 3 confirmed positive, 1 suspect equine premises 
  • Lawrence County (new infected county) – 1 confirmed positive equine premises
  • Newton County – 1 new confirmed positive, 1 new suspect equine premises Nebraska (no new cases) 
  • The following previously VSV-infected premises have been released from quarantine: 1 in Buffalo County and 1 in Johnson County. 

Oklahoma (3 new confirmed positive premises) 

  • Osage County (new infected county) – 2 confirmed positive equine premises
  • Ottawa County (new infected county) – 1 confirmed positive equine premises

Summary of the Outbreak 

The 2020 VSV outbreak began on April 13, 2020, when the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa, confirmed the first VSV-positive premises in Dona Ana County, New Mexico. 

Arizona, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Missouri subsequently broke with VSV cases which were confirmed by NVSL on April 22, 2020 (Cochise County, Arizona), April 23, 2020 (Starr County, Texas), June 16, 2020 (Butler County, Kansas), June 24, 2020 (Buffalo County, Nebraska), July 7, 2020 (Washington County, Oklahoma), and July 13, 2020 (Newton County, Missouri). 

Since the start of the outbreak, 211 VSV-affected premises have been identified (144 confirmed positive, 67 suspect). Two hundred two (202) of these premises had only equine species clinically affected and 9 premises had clinically affected cattle (McMullen, Starr, and Zapata Counties, Texas; Butler, Cowley, and Montgomery Counties, Kansas). 

VSV cumulative counties affected 2020 through 7-20-20

Arizona has identified 19 affected premises (18 confirmed positive, 1 suspect) in 7 counties (Apache, Cochise, Gila, Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, and Santa Cruz Counties). 

Kansas has identified 144 affected premises (83 confirmed positive, 61 suspect) in 18 counties (Allen, Butler, Chase, Cherokee, Coffey, Cowley, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Lyon, Marion, Miami, Montgomery, Morris, Neosho, Sedgwick, Sumner, and Wilson Counties). 

Missouri has identified 11 affected premises (9 confirmed positive, 2 suspect) in 3 counties (Jasper, Lawrence, and Newton Counties). 

Nebraska has identified 4 affected premises (4 confirmed positive) in 2 counties (Buffalo and Johnson Counties). 

New Mexico has identified 16 affected premises (13 confirmed positive, 3 suspect) in 6 counties (Bernalillo, De Baca, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant and Sierra Counties). 

Oklahoma has identified 7 affected premises (7 confirmed positive) in 4 counties (Craig, Osage, Ottawa, and Washington Counties). 

Texas has identified 10 affected premises (10 confirmed positive, 0 suspect) in 6 counties (El Paso, Hudspeth, Kerr, McMullen, Starr, and Zapata Counties). 

There have been a total of 121 previously VSV-infected or suspect premises that have completed the quarantine period and been released. To date, all VSV-quarantined premises have been released in New Mexico (since June 4, 2020), Texas (since June 8, 2020), and Arizona (since July 8, 2020). 

Ninety (90) premises remain under VSV quarantine in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. 

For the complete Situation Report, visit this page.

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