EEE: New Jersey Reports First Case

A 2-year-old mare from Monmouth County, N.J., was euthanized this month after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). This is the first 2010 case of EEE to be reported in the state. The mare was not vaccinated against EEE, which causes inflammation of the brain tissue and has a significantly higher risk of death in horses than infection from West Nile virus (WNV), a viral d

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