First West Nile Virus Positive Horses Confirmed in Tennessee, Illinois

According to an Oct. 25 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Plant and Animal Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Emergency management warning, a horse in Greene County, Tennessee, has been confirmed as positive for West Nile virus (WNV) infection. These were the first confirmed equine cases of clinical WNV infection detected in Tennessee and Illinois.

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