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WEE in Utah and Multiple EEE Cases in Florida

There were five confirmed cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Florida and one confirmed case of Western equine encephalitis (WEE) in Utah.
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There were five cases of EEE confirmed in Florida in June 2020.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Holmes, Baker and Jackson Counties.

In Holmes County, three horses were confirmed positive for EEE. 

The first horse in Holmes County was a yearling Quarter Horse colt that is recovering. He has onset of clinical signs on June 3.

The second was a 20-year-old Quarter Horse mare that had onset of clinical signs on June 8. She was euthanized.

The third horse in Holmes County a sucking Quarter Horse foal was euthanized after having onset of clinical signs on June 9.

In Baker County there was one confirmed case of EEE in a 3-year-old Quarter Horse gelding that had onset of clinical signs on June 17. That horse is deceased and was undervaccinated.

In Jackson County there was one confirmed case of EEE in a 3-year-old Quarter Horse mare that had onset of clinical signs on June 29. The unvaccinated mare was euthanized.

WEE in Utah

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food confirmed one case of Western equine encephalitis (WEE) in Cache County. The the 30-year-old unvaccinated horse is recovering.

Cache County Utah

One aged horse is recovering from WEE in Cache County, Utah.

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

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