West Nile Virus 2017 Delaware
First Case of Equine WNV in Delaware Since 2015 Turns Deadly
The first 2017 case of equine West Nile virus (WNV) been confirmed in an 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare in Kent County, Delaware. The mare began showing neurologic signs on August 6. She had weakness in all four limbs, then lost the ability to stand and was euthanized on August 9.