New Respiratory Ailment Identified; Progressive Disease Might Have Link to EHV-5

Researchers have recently identified a new equine respiratory ailment that presents clinical signs similar to heaves, but that is progressive and has a poor prognosis for affected horses. The researchers have postulated that the disease, dubbed equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis, might be linked to equine herpesvirus-5, a common virus that has been considered to be nonpathogenic (not

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