First Florida EEE Case Reported for 2005

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services (FACS) Commissioner Charles H. Bronson says this year's first case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been reported in Union County and he is urging horse owners to have their animals vaccinated against mosquito-borne diseases.

The 3-year-old horse was seen by a local veterinarian who suspected EEE. On March 22, lab testing confirmed the

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