Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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Second New Jersey Horse Tests Positive for EEE

September 26, 2017

The 9-year-old Atlantic County mare had not been vaccinated against EEE for two years and is undergoing treatment.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Rabies Vaccination

September 26, 2017

Of the 854 respondents, 681 (80%) said their horses are currently vaccinated against rabies.... Read More

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Rabies in Horses: What to Know

September 25, 2017

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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The Horse's Rabies Awareness Week Sponsored by Merck

September 24, 2017

The Horse and Merck have teamed to bring you rabies-related content Sept. 24-30, 2017.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center Welcomes Dr. Carrie Shaffer

September 22, 2017

Carrie Shaffer, PhD, is an assistant professor of microbiology and will conduct Rhodococcus research.... Read More

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Ohio Confirms First Equine WNV Cases of 2017

September 16, 2017

Ohio also confirmed a case of EEE in an Ashtabula County horse on Aug. 24. ... Read More

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North Carolina Owners: Vaccinate Horses Against Rabies

September 16, 2017

Five cases of rabies have been confirmed in North Carolina livestock so far this year.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Congress: Friday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 15, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Friday's educational sessions on osteoarthritis, tendon injuries, strangles and more.... Read More

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Texas Owners: Vaccinate Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

September 15, 2017

The Texas Animal Health Commission is encouraging owners to vaccinate horses against WNV and EEE.... Read More

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Two Additional WNV Cases Confirmed in Kentucky

September 14, 2017

Neither affected horses was vaccinated against West Nile. Both are currently recovering.... Read More

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KDA Animal Health to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss EIA

September 12, 2017

The meeting will allow local horse owners to learn more about EIA and the recent cases identified in southwest Kansas.... Read More

Horses at different life stages have a variety of immunization requirements.

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Fall Vaccines for Your Horse

September 12, 2017

Horses might need additional risk-based vaccines in the fall months, depending on location and activities. ... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Sixth Equine WNV Case of 2017

September 11, 2017

The unvaccinated 13-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding from Metcalfe County is reportedly recovering.... Read More

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Oklahoma Horse Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Against WNV

September 08, 2017

In years past, Oklahoma averaged approximately 40 equine cases per year of WNV and another mosquito-borne disease, EEE.... Read More

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Preventing Pigeon Fever

September 06, 2017

Is my horse at risk of catching pigeon fever from another horse at my trainer's barn? ... Read More

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New Jersey Reports First EEE Case in a Horse of 2017

September 06, 2017

The unvaccinated 5-year-old mare from Cumberland County died Aug. 28. ... Read More

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Two More Kansas Horses Confirmed EIA-Positive

September 02, 2017

One horse is located in Finney County and the other is located in Kearny County; both premises are under quarantine.... Read More

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Second North Carolina Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

September 01, 2017

Both affected horses are from the same Polk County farm, which is now under a voluntary quarantine.... Read More

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EEE Detected in Bryan County, Georgia, Horse

August 30, 2017

A horse in nearby Effingham County tested positive for EEE earlier this month. ... Read More

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First Confirmed Equine WNV Case in Montana for 2017

August 30, 2017

In 2016 Montana confirmed eight equine WNV cases in seven counties,... Read More

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California Confirms Tenth Equine WNV Case of 2017

August 30, 2017

The most recent case involves an unvaccinated yearling Quarter Horse colt from Lassen County. He is now recovering.... Read More

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Michigan Confirms First Case of EEE in a Horse for 2017

August 30, 2017

The unvaccinated yearling Standardbred colt from Wexford County did not survive. ... Read More

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New South Wales Celebrates 10 Years Free of Equine Influenza

August 28, 2017

Australian veterinarians identified equine influenza in August 2007. The disease was eradicated in six months.... Read More

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King William County, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV

August 25, 2017

The newly confirmed cases are unrelated to the ones identified on a Culpeper farm 10 days ago.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center to Host Fifth USDA-NIFA Symposium on EAV

August 25, 2017

This year's symposium will focus on the outcomes of the EAV studies undertaken as part of the a USDA-NIFA grant.... Read More