VS Outbreak Hits the Southwest

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Texas on May 20 joined New Mexico and Arizona as states with confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis (VS) this spring. Two Travis County horses were hauled home May 10 from a trail ride in Arizona, where they apparently were exposed to the VS virus. The virus can cause animals to develop blisters and sores in the mouth and on the tongue, muzzle, teats, and hooves. The year's first VS cases were

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