Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

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2012 Equine WNV, EEE Case Totals Steady

December 13, 2012

At the most recent update, APHIS reported 609 equine WNV cases nationwide and 206 cases of equine EEE in 2012.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Equine WNV, EEE Case Totals Continue to Rise

November 12, 2012

As of Nov. 6, the USGS indicated that the WNV and EEE totals had risen to 620 and 204, respectively.... Read More

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Snakes Linked to Spread of Equine Encephalitis Virus

October 27, 2012

Recent research proved snakes harbor the Eastern equine encephalitis virus and play a role in transmission.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Is it Too Late to Vaccinate my Horse?

October 06, 2012

Life-threatening diseases are out there, and the best way to help protect your horse is to vaccinate.... Read More

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New Equine EEE, WNV Cases Reported in Mass., Ill.

October 04, 2012

Officials in Massachusetts and Illinois have reported additional equine cases of EEE and WNV.... Read More

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EEE Detected in Cleburne County, Ala., Horse

September 28, 2012

At least one equine EEE case has been confirmed in Heflin, Ala.... Read More

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N.Y. Officials Encourage Equine EEE, WNV Vaccinations

September 27, 2012

Two EEE cases and one WNV case have been confirmed in New York horses this year.... Read More

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Second Vermont Horse Tests Positive for EEE

September 24, 2012

The unvaccinated horse began showing signs of disease on Sept. 16 and was euthanized the following day.... Read More

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EEE Found in New Hampshire Horse

September 21, 2012

A horse in the Hillsborough County town of Derry was confirmed positive for Eastern equine encephalitis.... Read More

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New Equine EEE, WNV Cases Confirmed Across Country

September 18, 2012

Summer might be winding down, but equine mosquito-borne disease case numbers continue to rise.... Read More

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Flood of Equine Encephalitis Cases Follow Hurricane Isaac

September 14, 2012

Mosquito-borne diseases in horses increase in wake of Hurricane Isaac.... Read More

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Massachusetts Confirms EEE in Two Additional Horses

September 10, 2012

The MDPH last week confirmed two additional cases of Eastern equine encephalitis in horses.... Read More

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Additional Case of EEE Confirmed in Wisconsin

September 04, 2012

An additional case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been confirmed in Wisconsin.... Read More

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Mosquito-Borne Disease and Your Horse

August 30, 2012

Veterinary experts answer questions about mosquito-borne diseases and your horse.... Read More

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Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More

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WNV, EEE Identified in Massachusetts Horses

August 25, 2012

Both West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have been identified in Massachusetts horses.... Read More

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Wisconsin Confirms First Two Equine EEE Cases of 2012

August 22, 2012

The horses, both from northern Wisconsin, were confirmed positive via blood tests on Aug. 21.... Read More

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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