Vesicular Stomatitis


How To Handle a Disease Outbreak

July 07, 2014

Follow these important steps if your horse shows signs of an infectious disease.... Read More


Another Texas Horse Tests Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis

July 07, 2014

The newest case, reported July 3, was identified in a Nueces County horse.... Read More


Louisiana Issues Vesicular Stomatitis Animal Health Warning

July 01, 2014

The state is imposing enhanced requirements on animals entering Louisiana from states with diagnosed VS cases.... Read More


Additional Texas Horse Diagnosed with Vesicular Stomatitis

June 23, 2014

The newly confirmed case is in a horse residing in Nueces County, about 10 miles south of Mathis.... Read More


Three More Texas Horses Diagnosed with Vesicular Stomatitis

June 19, 2014

Three additional Texas horses were diagnosed with vesicular stomatitis this week.... Read More


Additional Vesicular Stomatitis Cases Confirmed in Texas

June 12, 2014

Officials reported that vesicular stomatitis has been identified in three more Texas horses.... Read More


Vesicular Stomatitis Found in Kinney County, Texas, Horses

May 28, 2014

Affected and exposed horses will be monitored by regulatory veterinarians until all lesions have healed.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

April 23, 2013

Reported diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, influenza, equine herpesvirus, and more.... Read More


Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2012

January 11, 2013

Diseases reported include contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, and more.... Read More


APHIS Releases Final Summary of 2012 Vesicular Stomatitis Cases

January 07, 2013

The final quarantines connected to the outbreak were released in late December, according to the summary.... Read More


CDA Issues 2012 Colorado Livestock Disease Recap

November 18, 2012

Equine herpesvirus-1, vesicular stomatitis, and West Nile virus were all confirmed in Colorado horses in 2012.... Read More


Colorado Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines Released

October 31, 2012

The quarantines were imposed when two cases of VS were confirmed in Colorado earlier this year.... Read More


New Mexico Vesicular Stomatitis: Emergency Rule Approved

August 10, 2012

The current outbreak began in late April when two horses in Otero County tested positive for the disease.... Read More


Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Colorado

August 03, 2012

A Las Animas County premises is under quarantine after a horse tested positive for vesicular stomatitis.... Read More


New Mexico Equine Vesicular Stomatitis Case Count Rises

July 27, 2012

More than 20 vesicular stomatitis cases have now been confirmed in New Mexico horses.... Read More


Additional Vesicular Stomatitis Cases Detected in New Mexico

June 21, 2012

The positive cases were found after two Otero County, N.M., horses tested positive for the disease in April.... Read More


Two N.M. Horses Test Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis

May 02, 2012

Two horses in Otero County, N.M., tested positive for the reportable disease vesicular stomatitis on April 30.... Read More


Complicated Equine Skin Diseases

March 23, 2012

Complicated and emerging equine skin disorders do exist, but they are rare, according to one researcher. ... Read More


No New Cases of Vesicular Stomatitis Reported

June 10, 2010

Three horses all on a single premise in Cochise County, Ariz., remain the only horses in the country currently diagnosed with vesicular stomatitis (VS) virus. VS is a disease that causes blister-like lesions in the mouth and on the dental pad, ... Read More


Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak in Arizona

June 05, 2010

The first cases of vesicular stomatitis this year were reported in three horses in Cochise County, Ariz. Vesicular stomatitis is sporadically occurring virus that causes blister-like lesions in the mouth and on the dental pad, tongue, lips, nostrils,... Read More


Vesicular Stomatitis Update: Texas Cleared

August 04, 2009

The Texas Animal Health Commission has reported the single quarantined premise in Starr County is released from quarantine and that the last "active investigation" has been closed following receipt of negative tests, allowing Texas to be declare... Read More


VS Cases: Special Health Papers Needed for AQHA Youth World

July 12, 2009

Due to the recent outbreak of vesicular stomatitis (VS), the Oklahoma State Veterinarian has instituted new regulations for horses entering Oklahoma from several states. All horses attending the 2009 Ford AQHYA World Championship Show must have a... Read More


VS Reported in New Mexico Horse

June 24, 2009

A horse in De Baca County, N.M., is reported to be positive for vesicular stomatitis, according to a statement released by the Texas Animal Health Commission.

The premises has been under quarantine since June 18, 2009. No other horses are... Read More


Florida Restricts Animals from States with VS Cases

June 22, 2009

Florida has placed restrictions on the import of animals from states affected by vesicular stomatitis (VS), Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson announced Friday. Texas officials announced June 12 that a horse in... Read More