West Nile Virus (WNV)

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Oxford Co., Maine, Horse Tests Positive EEE

September 12, 2013

The horse was vaccinated for EEE and West Nile virus (WNV) a year ago but had not received a booster dose.... Read More

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New Equine West Nile App Launched

September 10, 2013

The app is designed to help owners evaluate the risk of not vaccinating against mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More

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Virginia Reports First Equine EEE Case of 2013

September 09, 2013

The affected horse had not received an EEE vaccination and was euthanized on August 31.... Read More

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West Nile Virus Reported in Horses Nationwide

September 06, 2013

According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 64 cases of WNV have been confirmed in 23 states.... Read More

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Study Confirms Horses Respond to Negative Reinforcement

September 06, 2013

Researchers proved that horses can become "lighter" with proper negative reinforcement training.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Second Equine WNV Case of 2013

September 03, 2013

An unvaccianted 10-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Hopkins County tested positive for WNV late last week.... Read More

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Montana Confirms Equine WNV Cases

September 03, 2013

Animal health officials are reminding equid owners statewide to watch for West Nile virus (WNV). ... Read More

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Mosquitoes Test Positive for WNV in Eight Montana Counties

August 27, 2013

Officials report the state's first mosquitoes with WNV this season, as well as an infected pelican.... Read More

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Oregon Horse Confirmed to Have West Nile Virus

August 23, 2013

Union County officials have confirmed that a horse near LaGrande, Ore., has West Nile virus.... Read More

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New Jersey Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2013

August 20, 2013

The 7-year-old Cape May County gelding was euthanized after developing neurologic signs consistent with EEE. ... Read More

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Can Humans and Horses Transfer WNV to Each Other?

August 19, 2013

Can horses contract West Nile virus from humans, or humans from horses?... Read More

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Colorado Confirms First Equine West Nile Case of 2013

August 15, 2013

A 3-month-old colt from Montezuma County, Colo., has tested positive for West Nile virus. ... Read More

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California Confirms Equine WNV Cases

August 14, 2013

Authorities confirmed the state's sixth case of equine West Nile virus (WNV) for 2013 on Aug. 13. ... Read More

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Kentucky's First Equine WNV Case of 2013 Confirmed

August 13, 2013

The 5-year-old Quarter Horse mare--who has no WNV vaccination history within the past year--is recovering.... Read More

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Vaccination can Help Prevent Equine Deaths from EEE

August 05, 2013

A total of seven horses have tested positive for EEE in North Carolina thus far in 2013.... Read More

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Idaho Horses Test Positive for WNV

July 29, 2013

Two unvaccinated horses residing in western Idaho have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More

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Rain Brings Out Mosquitoes, Heightened Equine Disease Risk

July 21, 2013

A large mosquito population elevates the need for horse owners to vaccinate their animals against EEE and WNV.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Tests Positive for Both EEE, WNV

July 18, 2013

The 2-year-old horse was euthanized after testing positive for both EEE and WNV.... Read More

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West Nile: First Equine Cases Reported in 2013

July 17, 2013

Horse owners can help prevent WNV infections by managing mosquito populations and vaccinating horses.... Read More

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N.Y. Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Horses against Diseases

June 25, 2013

In 2012, two cases of EEE were reported in New York horses, as well as seven WNV cases. ... Read More

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Grimes, Co., Texas Horse Tests Positive for WNV

June 20, 2013

The U.S. Geological Survey WNV disease map indicates this is the first equine WNV case reported this year.... Read More

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Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More

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Iowa Horse Owners Encouraged to Vaccinated Against WNV

June 08, 2013

Officials encouraged owners to ensure their horses are properly vaccinated against WNV. ... Read More

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Oregon State Vet Offers Seasonal Advice to Horse Owners

June 02, 2013

Brad LeaMaster, DVM, PhD, advised owners to protect their horses against WNV and EHV-1 this spring.... Read More

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Wash. Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses against WNV

May 16, 2013

Washington animal health officials are advising owners to make sure their horses are vaccinated against WNV.... Read More