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First 2021 Equine West Nile Virus Case in South Carolina

A 2-year-old Thoroughbred colt was confirmed positive for West Nile virus in Orangeburg County, South Carolina.
Orangeburg County South Carolina map

The first case of West Nile virus in South Carolina for 2021 was in a 2-year-old Thoroughbred colt in Orangeburg County.

The Clemson Livestock Poultry Health reported a confirmed case of West Nile virus in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. The 2-year-old Thoroughbred colt is recovering.

This is the first case of West Nile virus reported in South Carolina for 2021.

For a Fact Sheet on West Nile virus, visit this page.

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

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