Vesicular Stomatitis Detected in New Mexico

On April 27, the USDA's National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa, confirmed the finding of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) in horses at one premises in Grant County, N.M. This is the first confirmed case of vesicular stomatitis in the United States in 2005.

Vesicular stomatitis is a viral disease that primarily affects horses, cattle, and swine. Vesicular

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