Wisconsin Horses Positive for EEE, WNV

A horse in Dodge County, Wisc., has died from Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne disease that is easily prevented by vaccination.

A yearling Quarter Horse died from EEE in Juneau July 28, one day after it showed neurologic signs consistent with the virus. The horse had not been vaccinated against the disease and the diagnosis was confirmed via laboratory testing.

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