Veterinarians Watch for Hurricane-Related Illnesses

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With water pooling everywhere and sharp debris all around, horse owners can't help but wonder if conditions left by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita will cause an increase in illnesses such as tetanus, encephalitis, botulism, and Potomac horse fever (PHF). Area veterinarians say they haven't seen an increase in horses exhibiting these diseases, but they're remaining on guard should any

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