The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has confirmed a diagnosis of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) in two horses in Virginia.
Florida reported cases of equine strangles, EEE and West Nile virus, while Kentucky reported an additional equine W
Horses across the country are still getting sick and dying from equine West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).
Three states reported new cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in horses, and Wisconsin reported two new cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) released a statement on July 25 confirming that an unvaccinated horse in Iberville Parish has tested positive for Eastern equine encaphalitis.
Wisconsin has reported its first 2017 case of equine West Nile virus. The Wisconsin Bureau of Animal Disease Control received laboratory confirmation of the equine West Nile Virus positive in a non-vaccinated Standardbred-cross yearling gelding from Clark County. The horse became recumbent and was euthanized.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture via the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) has reported two premises with strangles, the first 2017 case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year, and the first EEE case in Georgia this year.
he Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services identified a 10-year-old Saddlebred gelding from Wythe County as the state’s first positive case of West Nile virus in 2017.
Six cases of equine coronavirus have been confirmed at Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy in Sarpy County, Nebraska.