Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

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Rain Increases Risk of WNV, EEE among Wisconsin Horses

August 20, 2012

EEE and WNV have stricken hundreds of horses in Wisconsin since 2001.... Read More

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N.J. Horse WNV-Positive; Officials Encourage Vaccination

August 14, 2012

An 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Salem County has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More

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EEE Detected in Alabama Horses

August 01, 2012

Four EEE cases have been confirmed in Dallas County, Ala.... Read More

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New York Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2012

July 30, 2012

The 8-year-old gelding, who became sick and died on July 23, had no vaccination history.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Owners Warned about EEE, WNV Threats

July 23, 2012

Eight West Nile virus and 10 Eastern equine encephalitis cases have been confirmed in Louisiana this year.... Read More

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North Carolina Confirms First EEE Cases of 2012

July 18, 2012

Two unvaccinated horses were euthanized this month after contracting the mosquito-borne disease.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV

July 17, 2012

Two horses--located in Mobile and Washington Counties--have tested positive for EEE in Alabama since June.... Read More

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Equine Emerging and Surging Diseases: What's on the Horizon?

July 17, 2012

Emerging and re-emerging diseases can devastate equine populations and cost the industry millions of dollars.... Read More

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EEE Identified in Florida, Georgia Horses

July 03, 2012

A horse in Palm Beach County, Fla., and a horse in Lanier County, Ga., have both tested EEE-positive.... Read More

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Two Cases of EEE Found in June in South Carolina Horses

June 30, 2012

A 10-year-old horse from Horry County and a 4-month-old horse from Marion County recently tested positive.... Read More

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N.Y. Senator Sponsors Free EEE Vaccine Clinics for Horses

June 26, 2012

Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she's sponsoring two no-cost EEE vaccine clinics for horses this week.... Read More

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New York Offers Discounts for Vaccinating Horses against EEE

June 21, 2012

Owners receive will a $15 discount when vaccinating horses for EEE through a participating veterinarian.... Read More

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New Jersey Horse Euthanized after Contracting EEE

June 06, 2012

The mare received the first in a series of two planned EEE vaccinations from a private veterinarian in May.... Read More

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 1: Mighty Mosquitoes

June 01, 2012

They might be small, but these flying fiends can spread some deadly diseases. ... Read More

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Mass. State Officials: Vaccinate Horses Against WNV, EEE

May 13, 2012

Agricultural officials in Massachusetts advise horse owners to vaccinate against mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

Reported included diseases contagious equine metritis, equine influenza, strangles, and equine herpesvirus.... Read More

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Horse Owners Urged to Ensure Vaccinations are Up to Date

April 07, 2012

Unvaccinated horses suffer severely when infected with either WNV or EEE, both transmitted by mosquitoes.... Read More

Finally, Tanner says, “It’s important for everyone to remember that horses need to be members of a herd. Horses are always happier when other horses are around. They need to see a companion, whether it’s right beside them or across the aisle.”

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UK Equine Showcase Presents Young Horse Research

March 22, 2012

The UK Equine Showcase held Jan. 20 focused on young horse heath, including infectious disease and deworming.... Read More

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Vaccinate Early to Combat Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis

March 15, 2012

With its high mortality rate and lack of effective treatment, EEE poses a serious threat to the horse health.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries

December 17, 2011

Disease control in developing countries must be cost-effective, practical, and acceptable to livestock owners.... Read More

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Two Florida Horses Confirmed EEE Positive

December 12, 2011

Two horses residing in Lake County, Fla., have died after contracting EEE; neither was vaccinated.... Read More

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Outbreak Alert Helps in Fighting Equine Disease

December 09, 2011

Since June 2011, the program has provided notification of more than 500 equine disease reports to subscribers.... Read More

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New Jersey Reports First West Nile Case of Year

October 13, 2011

An unvaccinated 11-year-old mare from Monmouth County, N.J., tested positive for WNV on Oct. 12.... Read More

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USDA Tracking Equine EEE, WNV Case Numbers

September 28, 2011

The USDA/APHIS is keeping a running tally of the number of confirmed cases of WNV, EEE, and WEE in the U.S.... Read More

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25 Cases of EEE Confirmed in Wisconsin Horses

September 26, 2011

Twenty-five cases of Eastern equine encephalitis have been confirmed in Wisconsin horses since mid-August.... Read More