Equine WNV Case Detected in Wyoming

Today's online edition of the Casper Star-Tribune reports that Wyoming has logged its first animal case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2006.

The disease was confirmed in the Campbell County horse on Friday (June 9). According to USDA surveillance information, 30 equine WNV cases were recorded in Wyoming in 2005.

Information on WNV in Wyoming and educational posters can be found at www.badskeeter.org.

About the Author

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

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