Vesicular Stomatitis Detected in Arizona

Vesicular stomatitis (VS) has been detected in a horse on a premises in Maricopa County, Ariz. (Maricopa County is located in the south-central portion of the state and is home to Phoenix.) The owner of the 5-year-old gelding reported that the animal was purchased about three weeks ago. Sores appeared in the horse's mouth in mid-April, and tests run at the USDA's National Veterinary Services

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