Five States Continue With New VSV Cases

New VSV cases were reported in Colorado, Nebraska, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
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VSV positive counties 9-12-19

According to the USDA APHIS Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) situation report of September 12, VSV-positive premises have been confirmed this year in seven states: Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. However, New Mexico and Oklahoma no longer have any active cases of VSV. The remaining states still have new and ongoing cases. 

Since the last situation report on September 5, there have been 63 new VSV-affected premises (18 confirmed positive, 45 suspect) identified. Note that once a county is confirmed as VSV-positive, new equine premises presenting with clinical signs of VSV in that county are not required to be tested for confirmation of the disease, but the premises will be quarantined and classified as a suspect premises. 

Following is the update for September 12.

Colorado (5 new confirmed positive premises, 6 new suspect premises)

  • Adams County – 1 new suspect premises
  • Alamosa County – 1 new suspect premises
  • Douglas County – 1 new confirmed positive premises
  • Garfield County – 3 new confirmed positive premises
  • Larimer County – 2 new suspect premises
  • Ouray County – 1 new suspect premises
  • Weld County – 1 new confirmed positive, 1 new suspect premises

Since the last situation report, 66 previously VSV-infected or suspect premises i Colorado have been released from quarantine.

Nebraska (4 new confirmed positive premises, 5 new suspect premises)

  • Scotts Bluff County – 4 new confirmed positive, 5 new suspect premises

Since the last situation report, 2 previously VSV-infected premises in Nebraska were released from quarantine in Scotts Bluff County.

New Mexico

Since the last situation report, 1 previous suspect premises was released from quarantine in Rio Arriba County. New Mexico no longer has any VSV-quarantined premises.

Texas (1 new suspect premises)

  • Ellis County – 1 new suspect premises

Since the last situation report, 11 previously VSV-infected or suspect premises in Texas have been released from quarantine.

Utah (1 new confirmed positive premises, 5 new suspect premises)

  • Grand County – 1 new suspect premises
  • Uintah County – 1 new confirmed positive, 4 new suspect premises

Since the last situation report, 4 previously VSV-infected or suspect premises have been released from quarantine. 

Wyoming (8 new confirmed positive premises, 28 new suspect premises)

  • Carbon County – 1 new confirmed positive, 1 new suspect premises
  • Converse County – 1 new suspect premises
  • Goshen County – 2 new suspect premises
  • Hot Springs County – 3 new confirmed positive (2 cattle), 3 new suspect premises
  • Park County – 3 new confirmed positive (2 cattle), 21 new suspect premises
  • Platte County- 1 new confirmed positive (cattle) premises

Since the last situation report, 5 previously VSV-infected or suspect premises in Wyoming were released from quarantine.

For more information visit the USDA APHIS Situation Report.

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