Recent News for Zoonotic Diseases

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Is HIP an Effective Treatment for R. equi?

March 26, 2015

Administering hyperimmune plasma (HIP) seems to have a positive effect on limiting R. equi infections.... Read More

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Emerging Equine Diseases: What You Should Know

March 24, 2015

Learn about emergent diseases and what steps we can take to help stop illnesses' spread into unaffected countries.... Read More

Install a bat box to attract these bug-loving flyers - but be patient, it can take up to two years for residents to move in.

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Bats in My Barn

March 16, 2015

Bats have moved into one horse owner's barn. Find out if that's a good or bad thing.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Funds Equine Research in 2015

March 10, 2015

Dr. Thomas Chambers, of the University of Kentucky, received funds to research EHV-1.... Read More

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Australian Veterinarians Defend Equine Hendra Vaccine

February 05, 2015

Equine veterinarians are responding to recent social media commentary criticizing the hendra vaccine's safety.... Read More

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Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines Released in Colorado

January 30, 2015

In all, there were 556 livestock investigations in the state resulting in 370 quarantines.... Read More

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Two Arizona Horses Test Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis

January 08, 2015

Three premises in Santa Cruz County have been quarantined as a result of the positives.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2014

January 02, 2015

Diagnosed diseases include strangles, influenza, vesicular stomatitis, hendra virus, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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No New VS Cases Reported in Colorado in Last Week

December 19, 2014

Twenty-six Colorado premises remain under quarantine after animals tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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Infographic: Vaccinating Your Horse

December 15, 2014

Learn how vaccines can protect horses, why they're important, and which ones your horse needs in our visual guide.... Read More

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Number of Colorado Premises Quarantined for VS Dropping

December 04, 2014

Thirty-five premises in that state remain quarantined for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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Colorado VS Case Count Holds Steady

November 21, 2014

Forty-four premises remain under quarantine; 320 previously affected premises have been released from quarantine.... Read More

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It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More

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Number of VS Quarantines in Colorado Dropping

November 17, 2014

Forty-three Colorado premises remain under quarantine after animals tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines Remain in Colorado

November 07, 2014

Fifty-one Colorado premises remain under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for vesicular stomatitis.... Read More

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From Incident to Outbreak

November 06, 2014

Proper planning can help prevent a disease episode on your farm from becoming a full-blown outbreak.... Read More

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More than 50 Colorado Premises Remain Quarantined for VS

October 31, 2014

Nearly 300 previously affected premises in that state have been released from quarantine.... Read More

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Texas Releases Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines

October 17, 2014

Meanwhile, dozens of premises in Colorado remain under quarantine for the disease. ... Read More

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Colorado Confirms Additional VS Cases

October 10, 2014

Colorado officials confirmed several additional VS, while the number of quarantines in Texas continues to decrease. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2014

October 07, 2014

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, strangles, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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Hypersalivation in Horses

October 06, 2014

Does your horse drool like a dog? Here are some reasons why, from the benign to the life threatening.... Read More

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Number of Texas, Colorado VS Quarantines Dropping

October 03, 2014

Seven Texas premises and 96 Colorado premises remain quarantined for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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Australian Vets: Have Horses Vaccinated against Hendra

September 28, 2014

The Australian Veterinary Association debunks some misconceptions about the safety of the hendra virus vaccine.... Read More

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VS Outbreak in Texas, Colorado Continues

September 26, 2014

Twelve premises in Texas and 126 premises in Colorado remain quarantined.... Read More

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Equine VS Cases Still Being Reported in Texas, Colorado

September 18, 2014

Fourteen premises in Texas and 168 in Colorado remain under quarantine.... Read More