First 2021 WNV Equine Case in Colorado

The first confirmed case of West Nile virus (WNV) this year for Colorado was reported in Weld County.

The Colorado Department or Agriculture has confirmed a case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Weld County. iStockPhotos.com

The Colorado Department or Agriculture has confirmed a case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Weld County. This marked the first confirmed case of West Nile virus in Colorado for this year.

The unvaccinated horse developed acute neurologic signs on July 24, and was recovering at the time of this report.

Read a West Nile virus fact sheet here.

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

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