EVA Outbreak and Vaccine Shortage Affects Western U.S.

An outbreak of equine viral arteritis (EVA) resulted in quarantine restrictions in 18 states, with nine states reporting positive cases. A vaccine shortage is hampering efforts to control the outbreak.

Although the virus has been limited to Quarter Horse breeding farms, Peter Timoney, FRCVS, PhD, of the University of Kentucky's Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, sees an opportunity

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