Equine Influenza in Washington State

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Eight cases of equine influenza have been confirmed in Washington state.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has reported eight confirmed cases of equine influenza. The first four cases were reported on November 20 and consisted of three affected horses in Snohomish County and one in Skagit County.

On November 21, the Washington State Department of Agriculture reported four additional cases of equine influenza. Two horses were confirmed in Skagit County and two additional cases were confirmed in Snohomish County. 

No quarantines have been put in place.

An equine influenza fact sheet from the Equine Disease Communication is available online.

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