West Nile Virus (WNV)

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Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses against West Nile Virus

June 08, 2014

Maryland officials are urging owners to vaccinate horses against the potentially fatal disease.... Read More

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Veterinarian: Keep Horses' Vaccines Current

May 28, 2014

South Carolina state veterinarian Boyd Parr, DVM, recommends owners keep their horses' vaccinations current.... Read More

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Owners Urged to Ensure Horses' Vaccinations are Up to Date

May 25, 2014

Delaware owners are advised to ensure horses' vaccinations are current to protect against dangerous diseases.... Read More

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Horse Owners Advised to Guard against Mosquitoes

May 20, 2014

Take steps to protect horses against diseases spread by mosquitoes that are becoming active with warm weather.... Read More

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Time to Vaccinate Horses against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

May 13, 2014

Massachusetts officials say early vaccination ensures animals are protected prior to peak arboviral season.... Read More

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Horse Owners: Vaccinate against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

May 10, 2014

The beginning of mosquito season means it's time to vaccinate animals against mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More

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Horse Owners Urged to Control Mosquito Populations

May 09, 2014

Horse owners are advised to control mosquito populations to minimize animals' chances of contracting WNV.... Read More

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Va. Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV, Rabies

May 07, 2014

Officials fear that owners could be lulled into not vaccinating by the lack of disease activity last year.... Read More

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Time to Consider Vaccinating Horses against WNV

May 06, 2014

Washington officials are advising owners to ensure their horses are vaccinated against West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More

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Equine WNV Spread across Central Europe Investigated

May 04, 2014

Conditions, such as flooding and high temperatures, could contribute to WNV's spread, one researcher says.... Read More

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Vaccines for all Ages

May 01, 2014

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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Montana Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate for West Nile Virus

April 29, 2014

Montana reported 32 equine WNV cases last year, the most since 2007 and the third highest total in the nation.... Read More

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Equine Vaccination Cheat Sheet

April 14, 2014

Learn about the AAEP's recommended core and risk-based equine vaccines in this handy special report.... Read More

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Lecture on Equine Neurologic Diseases Scheduled at Penn Vet

March 30, 2014

The lecture will focus on neurologic diseases, which ranges from a drooping eyelid to an inability to stand.... Read More

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Vt. State Vet Urges Horse Owners to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV

March 24, 2014

Ensure horses are vaccinated for diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, including EEE and WNV.... Read More

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Health Alert: West Nile Virus

February 27, 2014

Dr. Josie Traub-Dargatz shares what owners need to know to protect their horses from West Nile virus.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Kentucky Equine Encephalitis Cases in 2013

January 17, 2014

Kentucky officials reported 12 cases of WNV and two EEE cases in horses in 2013.... Read More

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Study: Not All WNV Vaccines Render Same Immune Response

January 06, 2014

Researchers found that monovalent WNV vaccines produced a titer levels than combination vaccines.... Read More

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Nationwide WNV, EEE Totals Steady as Winter Approaches

December 16, 2013

A Dec. 12 update indicates 338 WNV cases and 181 EEE cases have been reported since the start of the year. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports New Equine WNV Case

November 14, 2013

Thus far in 2013, 12 Kentucky horses have tested positive for WNV in 10 counties.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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WNV, EEE Case Total Creeping Upwards

November 09, 2013

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service reported 296 WNV cases and 177 EEE cases as of Nov. 4.... Read More

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West Nile Virus and EEE Cases in Kentucky

October 24, 2013

Owners are urged to have horses vaccinated properly to reduce the risk of WNV, EEE, and other diseases. ... Read More

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Eleventh Equine WNV Case of 2013 Reported in Kentucky

October 23, 2013

The affected horse--an unvaccinated 4-year-old Shire gelding from Trigg County--has been euthanized. ... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Kentucky Reports Tenth Equine WNV Case of 2013

October 16, 2013

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Quarter Horse gelding has a favorable prognosis for recovery.... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Ninth Equine WNV Case for 2013

October 14, 2013

The 2-year-old Standardbred gelding's condition is improving and he has resumed eating and drinking.... Read More