Recent News for Zoonotic Diseases

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Rabies Vaccine Efficacy Might Last Longer Than we Thought

February 16, 2017

This finding could help veterinarians manage owners of horses that have reacted adversely to the vaccine in the past.... Read More

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Risk Factors Associated with R. equi Pneumonia

February 10, 2017

There was no association between disease development and dam age or plasma antibody concentrations, among other factors.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter

January 09, 2017

Diseases reported include African horse sickness, influenza, EHV, EIA, rabies, and more.... Read More

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Diseases That Affect Nutrient Delivery in Horses

January 08, 2017

Watch for these conditions that impact nutrient absorption and lead to weight loss.... Read More

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Latest Equine Hendra Case 'Unusual,' Veterinarians Say

January 06, 2017

The case confirmed in New South Wales last week revealed unusual signs and aspects of the disease, EVA says.... Read More

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New South Wales Reports First Equine Hendra Case of 2016

December 27, 2016

The 22-year-old horse died after a period of illness and receiving treatment from a private veterinarian.... Read More

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2017 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

December 23, 2016

Lecture topics will include vaccinations, disease surveillance, foal nutrition, R. equi, biosecurity, and more.... Read More

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Vaccines for all Ages

December 06, 2016

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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Show Smart: Be Aware of Virus Outbreaks

November 06, 2016

Take steps to prevent your horse from contracting potentially deadly diseases such as EHV or rabies during competitions.... Read More

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AVA Welcomes Hendra Vaccine Recommendations

October 28, 2016

The Queensland, Australia, parliament has determined that the Hendra vaccine is safe and effective.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 06, 2016

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, herpesvirus, influenza, strangles, and equine infectious anemia.... Read More

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Rabies in Horses: Preventable but Still Invariably Fatal

September 30, 2016

Once an animal is affected, the disease is invariably fatal. However, rabies prevention is easy. Here's what to know. ... Read More

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Help! Something Bit My Horse

September 28, 2016

Rabies is a concern when horses are bitten by unknown animals. Find out how to protect your horse.... Read More

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Equine Rabies: What You Should Know About this Fatal Disease

September 27, 2016

While the incidence of rabies is low, the fatality rate is high: 100%. Learn how to protect your horse.... Read More

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Equine Rabies Refresher

September 26, 2016

Equine rabies is invariably fatal once contracted but preventable if proper steps are taken.... Read More

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The Horse, Merck Partner for Rabies Education Week

September 25, 2016

World Rabies Day is Sept. 28. Look for articles and content about rabies risk and learn how to protect your horses.... Read More

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Rabies in Horses: What to Know

September 02, 2016

Rabies is life-threatening to horses and humans. Learn about the disease and how to protect yourself and your horse.... Read More

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Brevard County, Florida, Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

August 31, 2016

The adult mare had no previous vaccine history and had not been off her home premises in over a year.... Read More

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Oklahoma Quarter Horse Contracts Rabies

August 22, 2016

The 4-year-old Quarter Horse gelding from Caddo County was not current on vaccinations and died. ... Read More

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My Horse Has a Fever: Now What?

July 15, 2016

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2016

July 05, 2016

Diagnosed diseases include vesicular stomatitis, EHV, strangles, influenza, piroplasmosis, rabies, and more.... Read More

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NSW DPI Contributes to Hendra Virus Research Program

June 02, 2016

The department's research has provided data on when environmental contamination might lead to equine infection.... Read More

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UA Releases New Equine Rabies Resource

May 30, 2016

Arizona's first equine rabies case in seven years highlighted the need for education about the disease.... Read More

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AVA Welcomes New Annual Hendra Booster Vaccine

May 21, 2016

The Hendra virus vaccine has now been approved to be delivered annually following initial administration.... Read More

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Long-Haul Transport and Horse Health Risks

May 05, 2016

Long-distance transport poses risks for horse health and welfare that should not be taken lightly, researchers found.... Read More