Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2011

July 07, 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following ... Read More

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Post-Rain Tips for Horse Owners

June 23, 2011

Now is the time for horse owners to assess the lingering effects of spring's wet weather.... Read More

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Spring Vaccinations: Points to Consider Before You Buy

April 19, 2011

With a selection of horse vaccines readily available on local feed store shelves, purchasing a handful for use in your barn might be something you're considering. But are there equine health risks lurking behind a choice to forgo your veterinarian's ... Read More

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Vaccinations for Horses

April 11, 2011

This four-part series on vaccines discusses how vaccines work, efficacy, approval process and storage.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2010

April 06, 2011

International reports of contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, equine influenza, strangles, equine piroplasmosis, equine arteritis virus, Eastern equine encephalomyelitis, West Nile virus, salmonella, and more.... Read More

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The Changing Face of Mosquito-Borne Diseases

April 05, 2011

Mosquito-borne virus infections of horses pose a continuous and expanding threat to equine health in the United States and internationally. The majority of equine mosquito-borne diseases in the United States today are preventable by immunization; ... Read More

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Horse Vaccination Basics

April 04, 2011

Learn how vaccines work, which ones your horse should have, and possible reactions.... Read More

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UC Davis Offers Discounted Preventive Care Package

March 09, 2011

Veterinarians from the University of California, Davis', William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital are helping clients protect their horses from influenza, tetanus, dental problems, and other health risks by providing owners with a ... Read More

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Vaccinating Broodmares

March 08, 2011

Broodmares require additional vaccinations to help ensure their foals are protected from disease.... Read More

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Infectious Neurologic Disease Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

January 29, 2011

The Table Topic forum on Infectious Neurologic Diseases at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Meeting, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., was well-attended with 20-30 practitioners in and out during discussions. A list of ... Read More

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EEE Outbreaks Taper as Temperatures Cool

November 20, 2010

Mosquito-borne illness in horses has been a hot topic this summer with several states reporting a record number of positive test results for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). ... Read More

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The War On Microbes (Emerging Equine Diseases)

November 01, 2010

In the face of potentially disastrous global warming events, pathogenic microscopic organisms appear to be on a mission to impact the surviving species. Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites are rapidly adapting to... Read More

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EEE: New Jersey Reports First Case

October 25, 2010

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, ... Read More

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EEE: Horses in Ohio and New York Euthanized

October 11, 2010

In what has been a long, hot, dry summer, more cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Ohio and New York recently. Two horses were euthanized in Ohio, bringing the total for EEE cases in that state to four. ... Read More

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EEE: Two Ohio Horses Dead, First Ohio Case in 19 Years

September 17, 2010

The Ohio Department of Agriculture confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in two horses that died on a farm in Mercer County. This is the first incident of EEE in Ohio since an outbreak in 1991 in Wayne and Holmes counties. At this time... Read More

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WNV: Second Kentucky Horse Confirmed, Euthanized

September 10, 2010

This week veterinarians confirmed Kentucky's equine West Nile virus (WNV) case of 2010. The 6-year-old Morgan stallion, located in Shelby County just southeast of Louisville, was found down and unable to rise and was later euthanized.... Read More

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EEE: New York Confirms First Case in 2010

September 02, 2010

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker announced the state's first confirmed equine case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this year on Aug. 27. The affected horse was a 2-year old gelding kept in Oswego County. EEE is a ... Read More

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Third Massachusetts Horse Dead from EEE

August 23, 2010

A third Massachusetts horse has died after being infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). On Aug. 13 a 3-year-old horse from Lancaster, located in Worcester County, died after developing clinical signs of the illness the previous day.... Read More

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Michigan Sees Rise in EEE Cases

August 20, 2010

The number of equine victims of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Michigan continues to rise as laboratory tests come back confirming each horse's cause of death. As of Aug.19 there were 74 reports of the mosquito-borne disease... Read More

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EEE Vaccination Timing Critical for Protection

August 20, 2010

Vaccinating at the proper time of the year against Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is critical to protecting horses from the sometimes-fatal mosquito-borne disease, according to Judy Marteniuk, DVM, MS, associate professor in Equine Medicine ... Read More

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WNV and EEE: Massachusetts Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

August 09, 2010

Massachusetts state officials have urged horse owners to vaccinate their horses against West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) after a second horse was euthanized last week. This was the first case of EEE in Worchester County si... Read More

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Michigan Horses Found Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

July 30, 2010

The Michigan departments of Community Health (MDCH) and Agriculture (MDA) received confirmation on July 26 from the Michigan State University Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health (DCPAH) that a three month old Percheron fill... Read More

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EEE: Another Florida Horse Dead

July 27, 2010

Less than one week after a Massachusetts colt died due to the disease, Florida has seen yet another horse die from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).

This news is not ne... Read More

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EEE Claims Massachusetts Colt

July 24, 2010

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) this week reported a 7-month old horse from Middleborough was diagnosed with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Infection was confirmed by the William Hinton State Laboratory Institute on July... Read More

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EEE: Two Horses Confirmed in Georgia

July 09, 2010

Just one week after the Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner announced a spike in Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) cases, the Georgia Division of Public Health has confirmed two positive cases of EEE in horses found in Brooks Count... Read More