First Equine WNV Case Reported in Virginia

Virginia health officials confirmed the state’s first case of equine West Nile virus (WNV) on Sept. 19. The affected 12-year-old Quarter Horse gelding, located in Albemarle County, is currently recovering. The owners had been told when they bought the gelding in the spring that he had been vaccinated, but documentation was never provided.

Virginia’s first case comes late in the

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