EEE Confirmed in New Jersey Horse

New Jersey officials announced last week that the state's first equine case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) since 2000 had been detected. The 8-year-old Thoroughbred in Mays Landing, Atlantic County, was euthanized Aug. 7.

"Eastern equine encephalitis has a high fatality rate in horses," said New Jersey's agriculture secretary Charles M. Kuperus. "Therefore, it is very important

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