Late 2017 Equine Strangles Quarantine in Virginia Released

A premises in Bedford County, Virginia, has been released from an equine strangles quarantine that started in late 2017.

An attending veterinarian has confirmed an outbreak of strangles in Bedford County, Virginia. Eight horses have been reported as affected, with 12 horse under quarantine. 

The index horse showed an onset of clinical signs on December 21, 2017 including cough, nasal discharge, swollen lymph nodes and fever. There have been no further horses with clinical signs other than the original eight that showed signs within the first seven days. 

All of the affected horses have since recovered and have been free of any clinical signs for the last three weeks. The quarantine has been released.

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