West Nile Virus Confirmed in Kentucky Thoroughbred Mare
A vaccinated Thoroughbred mare in Woodford County, Kentucky, was confirmed with West Nile virus and is recovering.

A vaccinated Thoroughbred mare in Woodford County, Kentucky, was confirmed with West Nile virus and is recovering. iStock

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has confirmed a case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Woodford County. 

The 8-year-old Thoroughbred mare had onset of clinical signs on August 23 that included ataxia, fever and muscle fasciculations. The vaccinated mare was confirmed on August 25 and is recovering.

Read more about West Nile virus read this Fact Sheet.

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

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