Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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Kentucky Horse Dead from EEE

August 27, 2013

This is the first confirmed case of EEE affecting a horse in Kentucky since 2008.... Read More

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Oregon Horse Confirmed to Have West Nile Virus

August 23, 2013

Union County officials have confirmed that a horse near LaGrande, Ore., has West Nile virus.... Read More

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New Jersey Confirms First Equine EEE Case of 2013

August 20, 2013

The 7-year-old Cape May County gelding was euthanized after developing neurologic signs consistent with EEE. ... Read More

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Can Humans and Horses Transfer WNV to Each Other?

August 19, 2013

Can horses contract West Nile virus from humans, or humans from horses?... Read More

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California Eases Coggins Test Requirement

August 19, 2013

The requirement for a negative Coggins test for horses entering the state changed from six months to one year.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Maryland Horse

August 16, 2013

A case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been confirmed in a horse in Worcester County, Md. ... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Van Buren County, Mich., Mare

August 16, 2013

An unvaccianted 12-year-old mare from Van Buren County tested positive for EEE.... Read More

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Colorado Confirms First Equine West Nile Case of 2013

August 15, 2013

A 3-month-old colt from Montezuma County, Colo., has tested positive for West Nile virus. ... Read More

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California Confirms Equine WNV Cases

August 14, 2013

Authorities confirmed the state's sixth case of equine West Nile virus (WNV) for 2013 on Aug. 13. ... Read More

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Kentucky's First Equine WNV Case of 2013 Confirmed

August 13, 2013

The 5-year-old Quarter Horse mare--who has no WNV vaccination history within the past year--is recovering.... Read More

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Vaccination can Help Prevent Equine Deaths from EEE

August 05, 2013

A total of seven horses have tested positive for EEE in North Carolina thus far in 2013.... Read More

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Equine Emerging Diseases Reviewed

August 01, 2013

Learn about coronavirus, EPM, Lyme disease, influenza, and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Belchertown, Mass., Horse

August 01, 2013

On July 31 the MDPH announced that a Belchertown horse tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis. ... Read More

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Idaho Horses Test Positive for WNV

July 29, 2013

Two unvaccinated horses residing in western Idaho have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More

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Rain Brings Out Mosquitoes, Heightened Equine Disease Risk

July 21, 2013

A large mosquito population elevates the need for horse owners to vaccinate their animals against EEE and WNV.... Read More

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Equine Rabies Cases Reported in 2013

July 20, 2013

Vaccination can help prevent horses from contracting rabies, which is invariably fatal.... Read More

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More than a Dozen EEE Cases Reported in Florida

July 18, 2013

Officials have received reports of more than a dozen EEE cases among horses so far this year.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Tests Positive for Both EEE, WNV

July 18, 2013

The 2-year-old horse was euthanized after testing positive for both EEE and WNV.... Read More

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West Nile: First Equine Cases Reported in 2013

July 17, 2013

Horse owners can help prevent WNV infections by managing mosquito populations and vaccinating horses.... Read More

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Study: Some Wobbler-Affected Thoroughbreds Can Race

July 13, 2013

Some Thoroughbreds with mild clinical signs of wobbler syndrome eventually made it to the racetrack.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

July 11, 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more.... Read More

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South Carolina Foal Confirmed EEE-Positive

July 02, 2013

A South Carolina foal tested positive for EEE last week, marking that state's first case of 2013. ... Read More

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Horse Owners Encouraged to Test for Equine Infectious Anemia

June 29, 2013

Horse owners are encouraged to get their animals tested for equine infectious anemia (EIA). ... Read More

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Vitamin E Supplementation for Neurologic Disorders

June 27, 2013

One researcher reviews vitamin E supplementation in horses with neurologic disorders.... Read More

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Positive EIA Test Prompts Hold Order at Texas Fairgrounds

June 26, 2013

A horse stabled at the Val Verde County Fairgrounds tested positive for EIA earlier this month. ... Read More