Equine Influenza Spreads in the U.K.

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Equine influenza has spread to nearly 20 premises--mostly Thoroughbred training stables--in the eastern, central, and southern parts of the United Kingdom. "The reason (it's unusual) is because despite the fact that horses have been very well vaccinated and have very high antibody levels, they are still becoming infected," according to James Wood, BSc, BVetMed, MSc, PhD, MRCVS, DLSHTM, Dipl.

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