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Gelding in Davidson County, Tennessee, Confirmed with West Nile Virus

A 22-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding in Davidson County was euthanized due to West Nile virus (WNV).
Davidson County Tennessee

A 22-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding in Davidson County was euthanized due to West Nile virus (WNV).

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture confirmed a case of West Nile virus (WNV) in a 22-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding in Davidson County. The horse began showing clinical signs of ataxia and recumbency on November 11 and was confirmed on November 23. The unvaccinated gelding was euthanized.

For more information about West Nile Virus go the West Nile Virus factsheet.

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

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