Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

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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

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New WNV Cases in California, EEE Cases in Wisconsin

September 19, 2011

Seven California horses have now tested positive for WNV, and an EEE case has been detected in Wisconsin.... Read More

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Reminder to Vaccinate Horses against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

September 19, 2011

Pfizer Animal Health is encouraging horse owners and veterinarians to follow the AAEP vaccination guidelines.... Read More

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Michigan Horse Succumbs to EEE

September 16, 2011

An unvaccinated Midland County horse is Michigan's first equine fatality related to EEE in 2011.... Read More

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Additional New York Horse Positive for EEE

September 07, 2011

A third Oneida County horse was euthanized due to neurologic signs prompted by Eastern equine encephalitis.... Read More

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EEE Found in Two Additional Wisconsin Horses

August 25, 2011

Two more Wisconsin horses have tested positive for EEE, bringing the total number of equine cases to three.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in North Carolina Horse

August 23, 2011

A 4-year-old North Carolina horse was euthanized recently after contracting Eastern equine encephalomyelitis.... Read More

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Wisconsin Horse Tests Positive for EEE

August 11, 2011

A horse in Dunn County, Wisc., has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis. ... Read More

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Horse Tests Positive for EEE in New York State

August 04, 2011

New York has confirmed its first case of EEE in an Oneida County horse for the year.... Read More

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2011 Mosquito-Borne Illness Season Heating Up

August 02, 2011

Horses in two Florida counties have tested positive for EEE and a Georgia horse is WNV-positive.... Read More

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Horse Owners Urged to Watch for West Nile Virus

July 09, 2011

Extensive rain, flooding, and warm temperatures have created prime conditions for mosquitoes, heightening the ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2011

July 07, 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following ... Read More

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Post-Rain Tips for Horse Owners

June 23, 2011

Now is the time for horse owners to assess the lingering effects of spring's wet weather.... Read More

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Spring Vaccinations: Points to Consider Before You Buy

April 19, 2011

With a selection of horse vaccines readily available on local feed store shelves, purchasing a handful for use in your barn might be something you're considering. But are there equine health risks lurking behind a choice to forgo your veterinarian's ... Read More

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Vaccinations for Horses

April 11, 2011

This four-part series on vaccines discusses how vaccines work, efficacy, approval process and storage.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2010

April 06, 2011

International reports of contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, equine influenza, strangles, equine piroplasmosis, equine arteritis virus, Eastern equine encephalomyelitis, West Nile virus, salmonella, and more.... Read More

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The Changing Face of Mosquito-Borne Diseases

April 05, 2011

Mosquito-borne virus infections of horses pose a continuous and expanding threat to equine health in the United States and internationally. The majority of equine mosquito-borne diseases in the United States today are preventable by immunization; ... Read More

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Horse Vaccination Basics

April 04, 2011

Learn how vaccines work, which ones your horse should have, and possible reactions.... Read More

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UC Davis Offers Discounted Preventive Care Package

March 09, 2011

Veterinarians from the University of California, Davis', William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital are helping clients protect their horses from influenza, tetanus, dental problems, and other health risks by providing owners with a ... Read More

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Vaccinating Broodmares

March 08, 2011

Broodmares require additional vaccinations to help ensure their foals are protected from disease.... Read More

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Infectious Neurologic Disease Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

January 29, 2011

The Table Topic forum on Infectious Neurologic Diseases at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Meeting, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., was well-attended with 20-30 practitioners in and out during discussions. A list of ... Read More

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EEE Outbreaks Taper as Temperatures Cool

November 20, 2010

Mosquito-borne illness in horses has been a hot topic this summer with several states reporting a record number of positive test results for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). ... Read More

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The War On Microbes (Emerging Equine Diseases)

November 01, 2010

In the face of potentially disastrous global warming events, pathogenic microscopic organisms appear to be on a mission to impact the surviving species. Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites are rapidly adapting to... Read More

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EEE: New Jersey Reports First Case

October 25, 2010

A 2-year-old mare from Monmouth County, N.J., was euthanized this month after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). This is the first 2010 case of EEE to be reported in the state. The mare was not vaccinated against EEE, ... Read More

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EEE: Horses in Ohio and New York Euthanized

October 11, 2010

In what has been a long, hot, dry summer, more cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Ohio and New York recently. Two horses were euthanized in Ohio, bringing the total for EEE cases in that state to four. ... Read More