Control of Equine Influenza Requires Diligence

The outbreaks of equine influenza (EI) that occurred in 2007 in Japan and Australia are a jolting reminder that influenza viruses use simple--but very effective--strategies for their own survival, and that our lack of attention allows this virus to create epidemics. One of those strategies is very high contagiousness, with the capacity to infect large numbers of horses quickly within stables or

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