Equine Influenza Confirmed in Ohio

A Peruvian Paso gelding was confirmed with equine influenza in Hamilton County, Ohio, in early June; three other horses were exposed.

Equine influenza was confirmed in Hamilton County, Ohio. (Horse pictured is not the same horse as in the report.) iStock/Gonzalo

An attending veterinarian has confirmed a case of equine influenza at a private facility in Hamilton County, Ohio. The 10-year-old Peruvian Paso gelding had onset of clinical signs on June 6 that included cough and fever. He was confirmed with equine influenza on June 9. At the time of this report the vaccinated gelding is affected and alive.

Three horses on the property were exposed to the affected gelding.

For a Fact Sheet on equine influenza visit this page.

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

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