Third Positive Equine EEE Case in North Carolina

A mare was euthanized in Onslow County due to EEE.
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North Carolina Onslow County

A mare in Onslow County, North Carolina, was euthanized due to EEE.

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has confirmed a third positive case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) for 2018. The 5-year-old mare located in Onslow County was euthanized. She was reported as having been recently vaccinated. 

This is the second case of EEE confirmed in Onslow County in 2018.