That "other" mosquito-borne illness, Eastern equine encephalitis, continues to spread through the United States faster than in previous years. The disease has appeared in areas that don't often experience EEE, such as in Maryland, New Jersey, and Wisconsin horses; Ohio mosquitoes; and in Indiana and Delaware birds.

EQUINE CASES AS OF:
STATE 8/1/03 8/29/03
Alabama 23 28
Florida 183 192
Georgia 58 85
Louisiana 1 12
Mississippi 19 25
South Carolina 80 126
Tennessee 1 2
Virginia 1 5

About the Author

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

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