Equine Infectious Anemia In Alberta, Canada

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Equine infectious anemia (EIA), a deadly equine virus carried by horseflies and mosquitoes, has forced veterinarians to destroy more than 120 horses in Alberta, Canada, this year, a federal agency says.

An incurable disease, EIA is commonly known as swamp fever. The disease is caused by a virus which infects red blood cells in horses,

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