First 2022 Neurologic Equine Herpesvirus Case for Florida

Florida's first 2022 confirmed case of neurologic equine herpesvirus was reported in Marion County.

Florida’s first 2022 confirmed case of neurologic equine herpesvirus was reported in Marion County. iStockphoto.com

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed a case of neurologic equine herpesvirus (also known as equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy or EHM) in Marion County. 

The training facility where the horse was confirmed has 28 other horses considered exposed. The facility has been quarantined since February 2 when the results were confirmed. 

This is the first 2022 case of neurologic equine herpesvirus in Florida.

For more information about neurologic equine herpesvirus read this Fact Sheet.

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

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