Equine Cases of West Nile Virus Infection, Jan. 1-Oct. 31, 2001

There have been 347 cases (344 confirmed, three probable) of clinical West Nile virus (WNV) infection in horses from 18 States (see Summary by state and county, below). Of 262 horses for which an outcome has been reported to date, at least 59 (22.5 percent) died or were euthanized. The numbers of equine deaths associated with WNV infection by state are: Connecticut, 3; Delaware, 1;

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