African Horse Sickness Vaccine a Work in Progress

North America is free of the African horse sickness virus, yet this disease poses an important threat should an infected horse or a biting midge that harbors the virus be introduced.

African horse sickness (AHS) is the most lethal disease known to horses. Fortunately for American horses, AHS is currently enzootic, meaning

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