Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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Kentucky EHV: Additional Cases Confirmed at One Facility

January 17, 2017

While two premises in Oldham County remain under quarantine, the outbreaks are unrelated, animal health officials say.... Read More

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Fair Grounds EHV: Entire Facility Quarantined

January 17, 2017

The EDCC says at least 38 horses tested positive for non-neurologic EHV-1 and two tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Late-Term Troubles

January 13, 2017

Learn about five complications veterinarians might encounter toward the end of a mare's gestation.... Read More

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EIA Confirmed in Illinois

January 13, 2017

A facility in northeast Illinois is quarantined after two horses that were stabled there returned positive EIA tests.... Read More

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Poor Performance: Is Your Horse Affected?

January 13, 2017

Pinpointing the root cause of poor performance can be anything but simple. Could a respiratory problem be to blame?... Read More

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USDA Releases First Report From Equine 2015 Study

January 11, 2017

The study was designed to give industry members and animal health officials insights on the U.S. equine population.... 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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What is ERU and How Does it Impact Horses?

January 06, 2017

Equine recurrent uveitis, or ERU, is the most common cause of blindness in horses worldwide. Here's what to remember.... Read More

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EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

January 03, 2017

Herpesvirus continues to challenge the horse industry, but our experiences are teaching us how to prevent its spread. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Has The Horse Helped?

December 27, 2016

Of the 242 respondents, 175 have talked to their vet about a health issue they learned about in The Horse. ... 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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Oklahoma Confirms 16th Equine WNV Case of 2016

December 22, 2016

The unvaccinated 24-year-old gelding located in McCurtain County was showing mild neurologic signs of disease.... Read More

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California EHV: No New Cases Confirmed

December 20, 2016

Some quarantines remain in place at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, in Los Angeles County, and in Inyo County.... Read More

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EIA Found in Wasatch County, Utah, Horse

December 15, 2016

The horse was imported from Mexico earlier this year but tested negative for EIA at that time.... Read More

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California EHV: Some Los Angeles County Quarantines Released

December 14, 2016

Meanwhile, no new cases have been confirmed in the unrelated Inyo County incident.... Read More

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Horserace Betting Levy Board issues 2017 Codes of Practice

December 13, 2016

The codes are a guide to preventing and controlling equine diseases that could threaten the breeding industry.... Read More

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California EHV: New Case Confirmed in Los Angeles County

December 12, 2016

Tests are being run on another Los Angeles County horse and an affected Inyo County horse developed neurologic signs.... Read More

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Vaccination to Control Equine Influenza During an Outbreak

December 09, 2016

Equine influenza vaccination strategies evaluated in one study reduced new flu infections on average by 60%.... Read More

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California EHV-1: New Cases Confirmed in Inyo County

December 08, 2016

Inyo County's case total has risen to three, while just one horse remains isolated in the Los Angeles County outbreak.... Read More

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Influenza Challenges

December 07, 2016

Influenza continues to represent a serious infectious disease threat to humans and animals alike. ... 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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Researchers Study Equine Influenza Vaccination Schedules

December 05, 2016

Longer vaccination dosage intervals were more likely to leave gaps in horses' immunity than shorter ones.... Read More