Special Report: The Year Of The Strangles

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Horse owners have experienced an escalated fight with strangles in 2000-2001. Researchers have long observed that the highly contagious upper respiratory disease is more prevalent in some years than others. Historically, this happens about every seven years.

"It might have to do with the waning immunity of the horse population," said John F. Timoney, MVB, PhD, DSc, MRCVS, of the

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