Sixth Kentucky WNV Case Confirmed

The Kentucky State Veterinarian's office today (Aug. 30) confirmed the sixth case of West Nile virus in the state this year. A 6-year-old Belgian gelding in Christian County was euthanatized due to complications of the disease, noted Rusty Ford, Equine Programs Manager in the state veterinarian's office. The gelding had not been vaccinated. Onset of clinical signs was Aug. 23.


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