Virginia Logs First Equine WNV Case for 2009

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has confirmed and announced Virginia's first positive case of West Nile virus (WNV) in a horse for 2009. The 16-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse mare was from Pittsylvania County. Onset of clinical signs was Aug. 17 and necropsy at VDACS' Regional Animal Health Laboratory in Lynchburg took place on Aug. 21. The Division

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