West Nile Virus (WNV)

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Lecture on Equine Neurologic Diseases Scheduled at Penn Vet

March 30, 2014

The lecture will focus on neurologic diseases, which ranges from a drooping eyelid to an inability to stand.... Read More

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Vt. State Vet Urges Horse Owners to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV

March 24, 2014

Ensure horses are vaccinated for diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, including EEE and WNV.... Read More

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Health Alert: West Nile Virus

February 27, 2014

Dr. Josie Traub-Dargatz shares what owners need to know to protect their horses from West Nile virus.... 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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Kentucky Equine Encephalitis Cases in 2013

January 17, 2014

Kentucky officials reported 12 cases of WNV and two EEE cases in horses in 2013.... Read More

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Study: Not All WNV Vaccines Render Same Immune Response

January 06, 2014

Researchers found that monovalent WNV vaccines produced a titer levels than combination vaccines.... Read More

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Nationwide WNV, EEE Totals Steady as Winter Approaches

December 16, 2013

A Dec. 12 update indicates 338 WNV cases and 181 EEE cases have been reported since the start of the year. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports New Equine WNV Case

November 14, 2013

Thus far in 2013, 12 Kentucky horses have tested positive for WNV in 10 counties.... 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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WNV, EEE Case Total Creeping Upwards

November 09, 2013

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service reported 296 WNV cases and 177 EEE cases as of Nov. 4.... Read More

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West Nile Virus and EEE Cases in Kentucky

October 24, 2013

Owners are urged to have horses vaccinated properly to reduce the risk of WNV, EEE, and other diseases. ... Read More

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Eleventh Equine WNV Case of 2013 Reported in Kentucky

October 23, 2013

The affected horse--an unvaccinated 4-year-old Shire gelding from Trigg County--has been euthanized. ... 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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Kentucky Reports Tenth Equine WNV Case of 2013

October 16, 2013

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Quarter Horse gelding has a favorable prognosis for recovery.... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Ninth Equine WNV Case for 2013

October 14, 2013

The 2-year-old Standardbred gelding's condition is improving and he has resumed eating and drinking.... Read More

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Franklin Co., Wash., Horse Euthanized after Contracting WNV

October 11, 2013

The unvaccinated 10-year-old mare from north Pasco was euthanized after becoming ill. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Additional Equine West Nile Cases

October 07, 2013

Officials announced Oct. 4 that two additional horses have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

October 04, 2013

Reported diseases include CEM, strangles, influenza, EVA, EHV, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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Oregon, Kentucky Report New Equine WNV Cases

October 03, 2013

Officials confirmed Oregon's third case, while a fifth Kentucky horse tested positive for WNV. ... Read More

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Nationwide Equine EEE, WNV Case Totals Creeping Up

September 30, 2013

As of Sept. 25, 139 cases of EEE and 157 cases of WNV have been reported in horses nationwide.... Read More

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WNV Confirmed in Yakima Co., Wash., Horse

September 27, 2013

The 7-year-old Quarter Horse gelding was recently pastured in Outlook, Wash., and has no vaccination history.... Read More

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It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate Horses against West Nile

September 25, 2013

Wyoming animal health officials encourage owners to vaccinate horses against the potentially deadly virus.... Read More

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EEE, WNV Confirmed in Massachusetts Horses

September 24, 2013

This is the first equine WNV case and the fourth equine EEE case confirmed in Massachusetts this year.... Read More

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Fourth Kentucky Horse Tests Positive for WNV

September 23, 2013

The unvaccinated 8-year-old Percheron/Standardbred cross mare is reportedly recovering.... Read More

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Sussex Co., Del., Horse Tests Positive for EEE

September 20, 2013

Despite receiving supportive care, the yearling filly showed no improvement and was euthanized.... Read More

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Delaware WNV-Positive Horse Recovers

September 18, 2013

A second Delaware horse has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV), but has recovered. ... Read More

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Virginia, Kentucky Confirm New Equine WNV Cases

September 12, 2013

This is the first equine West Nile virus case in Virginia this year; Kentucky's case total rises to three.... Read More

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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