Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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Oklahoma Reports Second EIA-Positive Horse

September 07, 2016

The 13-year old Quarter Horse gelding from McCurtain County was euthanized.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis Found in Wyoming Racehorses

September 06, 2016

Fourteen racehorses from Wyoming, along with one from Utah, have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis.... Read More

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Rabies in Horses: What to Know

September 02, 2016

Rabies is life-threatening to horses and humans. Learn about the disease and how to protect yourself and your horse.... Read More

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Oklahoma Mare Tests Positive for EIA

September 02, 2016

The 14-year-old Quarter Horse mare was located in Atoka County.... Read More

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Wisconsin Reports First Equine EEE Cases for 2016

September 01, 2016

A filly from Forest County and a Welsh Pony mare from Vilas County were euthanized after contracting EEE.... Read More

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First Cases of WNV for 2016 Reported in Montana

August 31, 2016

One horse in Petroleum County has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More

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Brevard County, Florida, Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

August 31, 2016

The adult mare had no previous vaccine history and had not been off her home premises in over a year.... Read More

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New Jersey Horses Contract EEE

August 31, 2016

A 3-year-old Morris County gelding and a 1-year-old Ocean County mare were euthanized after testing positive for EEE.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Ulster County, New York, Horse

August 30, 2016

The unvaccinated 11-year-old mare was euthanized after she became recumbent and unresponsive.... Read More

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West Nile Cases Confirmed in Oregon, Minnesota Horses

August 30, 2016

Oregon reported its first case of the year, while the case count in Minnesota has reached 11.... Read More

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Washington State Diagnostic Lab Confirms 10 Equine WNV Cases

August 29, 2016

The recent cases are located farther north than detections in previous years, Washington State University reported. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports First Equine WNV Cases of 2016

August 29, 2016

Both affected horses--one from Barren County and one from Hardin County--were unvaccinated, but are recovering.... Read More

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How to Protect Your Horse from West Nile Virus Infection

August 26, 2016

Late summer is peak transmission season for West Nile, and equine case numbers are rising in many regions.... Read More

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Maryland Owners Urged to Keep Horses' Vaccinations Updated

August 25, 2016

Preventing disease is less expensive than treating it, so officials are encouraging horse owners to be proactive.... Read More

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Utah Confirms First Equine WNV Cases of 2016

August 25, 2016

Both cases were confirmed in unvaccinated horses from Uintah County.... Read More

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Tennessee Piroplasmosis: 19 Horses Now Confirmed Positive

August 24, 2016

All the positive cases are connected to two locations in Rutherford County and Bedford County. ... Read More

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New York Horse Owners Urged to Minimize West Nile Virus Risk

August 23, 2016

There has been one confirmed equine WNV case in the state so far this year.... Read More

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New Jersey, South Carolina Confirm New Equine EEE Cases

August 22, 2016

This is New Jersey's first case of 2016. Two new cases bring South Carolina's total to 14 for the year.... Read More

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Oklahoma Quarter Horse Contracts Rabies

August 22, 2016

The 4-year-old Quarter Horse gelding from Caddo County was not current on vaccinations and died. ... Read More

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New Equine WNV Cases Confirmed in California, Minnesota

August 22, 2016

California has confirmed eight and Minnesota has reported seven WNV cases in horses thus far in 2016.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Washington

August 22, 2016

The 18-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Newport was euthanized at Washington State University.... Read More

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Can Alpha-Fetoprotein Help Diagnose Neonatal Disease?

August 21, 2016

Researchers found that AFP could be a useful biomarker to help assess neonatal health soon after birth.... Read More

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West Nile Virus Confirmed in Two Idaho Horses

August 19, 2016

The two unvaccinated horses from Boundary County died as a result of the disease. ... Read More

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Virginia Confirms Fifth, Sixth Cases of Equine EEE for 2016

August 19, 2016

Both horses were from Suffolk and were euthanized. Neither had up-to-date vaccinations.... Read More

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West Nile Confirmed in Two Nevada Horses

August 18, 2016

A horse in Churchill County and another in Clark County have tested positive for West Nile virus.... Read More