EEE in Marion County, South Carolina

A yearling Tennessee Walking horse died from Eastern equine encephalitis in Marion County, South Carolina.

A yearling Tennessee Walking horse died from Eastern equine encephalitis in Marion County, South Carolina. iStock

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) was confirmed in Marion County, South Carolina, as reported by the Clemson Livestock Poultry Health. This was the first case of EEE in South Carolina. 

Subsequent cases were confirmed in Horry and Edgefield Counties.

The confirmed case was in a yearling Tennessee Walking horse colt that was euthanized. The colt had not been vaccinated.

For more information about EEE visit AAEP.org.

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

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