Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Nassau County, Florida

A weanling at a horse farm in Nassau County, Florida, was confirmed with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and was euthanized.

A weanling at a horse farm in Nassau County, Florida, was confirmed with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and was euthanized. iStock, Hagencd

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed a case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Nassau County. 

A weanling had clinical signs of ataxia and urine dribbling. It was euthanized.

This is the third confirmed case of EEE for Florida in 2021. 

For more information about EEE read this Fact Sheet.

Information for this report was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.

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