EEE Hitting Louisiana Horses

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Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has caused the deaths of eight horses in Lafourche Parish, La. Veterinarians also suspect the virus in two additional cases of equine illness.

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Bob Odom released a statement Aug. 3 on the mosquito-borne virus' emergence in the state.

"Since there is no cure for Eastern equine encephalitis

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