EEE in Florida Horse

A Polk County, Florida, horse was euthanized due to EEE.
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Polk County Florida

A horse confirmed positive for EEE in Polk County, Florida, was euthanized.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported to the Equine Disease Communication Center that a horse was confirmed with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Polk County on May 6. Onset of clinical signs was April 24.

The 8-year-old Quarter Horse stallion was euthanized due to poor prognosis. He was reported as under-vaccinated.

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