African Horse Sickness: Fighting a Foreign Foe

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If you're a horse owner in the United States, you've probably never worried about African horse sickness (AHS), let alone seen a case of it. Sounds pretty exotic, doesn't it? But then again, so did West Nile virus six years ago.

The bad news? AHS is nearly always fatal in horses; there's no cure. The good news? Officials and veterinarians say AHS is contained to the African continent and

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