VS Update As Of 10/09/98

Colorado reported nine new investigations during the week ending October 9, 1998, of which five were VSV positive premises. In addition, four previous investigations were reported VSV positive premises. These nine premises were located four each in Larimer and Weld Counties, and one in Boulder County. Six formerly VSV positive premises were released from quarantine during this period. Two of these were located in Weld County, and one each in Adams, Boulder, Jefferson, and Larimer Counties. This brings the total of VSV quarantined premises in Colorado to 73.

New Mexico reported one new VSV investigation during the week, which is still pending. The total number of positive VSV premises in New Mexico remains at three.

This update reflects only the investigations in case positive states after the index case was reported.

To view a map of the VSV affected areas go to www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ep/showmap.html.

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