West Nile Virus in Tennessee and South Carolina Horses

Horses in Tennessee and South Carolina were confirmed with West Nile virus.

A horse with West Nile virus in Robertson County, Tennessee, is now deceased. iStock/Hagen CD

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture reported a case of West Nile virus (WNV) in a horse in Robertson County. The affected horse is now deceased.

A Quarter Horse with WNV is alive and in quarantine in Pickens County, South Carolina. iStock

Clemson Livestock Poultry Health reported a confirmed case of WNV in Pickens County, South Carolina in a 14-year-old Quarter Horse gelding. The vaccinated is still alive and is in quarantine.

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

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