WNV Reported in Michigan Horse

Michigan's State Veterinarian Dr. Steve Halstead today announced the state's first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse for 2006. The horse was a 3-year old gelding from Washtenaw County. Dr. Halstead urges residents to take precautions that include preventing mosquito exposure during late summer outdoor activities and vaccinating horses.

The virus is spread by mosquitoes that

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