West Nile Virus (WNV)

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Kentucky Reports Third WNV-Positive Horse of 2012

August 17, 2012

An unvaccinated 16-month-old Tennessee Walking Horse colt from Warren County tested positive today.... Read More

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Illinois Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2012

August 17, 2012

A horse in Jackson County has tested positive for WNV, the first in the state to do so since 2010.... Read More

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Five Cases of Equine WNV Reported in Colorado in 2012

August 16, 2012

The WNV positive horses are from Fremont, Weld, Montrose (2), and Larimer counties.... Read More

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Kentucky's Second Equine WNV Case of 2012 Confirmed

August 14, 2012

The affected horse--an 18-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse from Laurel County--had no WNV vaccination history.... Read More

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N.J. Horse WNV-Positive; Officials Encourage Vaccination

August 14, 2012

An 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Salem County has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More

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Iowa's First Two Equine WNV Cases of 2012 Confirmed

August 08, 2012

Two horses from Johnson County, Iowa, have tested positive for West Nile virus.... Read More

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California Confirms Fourth Equine WNV Case of 2012

August 06, 2012

The 3-year-old unvaccinated filly from Fresno County is recovering, the CDFA said.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2012

August 03, 2012

The affected horse was not vaccinated against WNV and has since been euthanized.... Read More

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Two More Equine West Nile Cases Confirmed in California

August 02, 2012

All three confirmed WNV cases were unvaccinated, the CDFA reported.... Read More

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California Confirms First Equine WNV Case of 2012

July 31, 2012

The 2-year-old unvaccinated filly began displaying severe neurologic signs was euthanized.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Owners Warned about EEE, WNV Threats

July 23, 2012

Eight West Nile virus and 10 Eastern equine encephalitis cases have been confirmed in Louisiana this year.... Read More

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Oklahoma State Health Officials Warn of WNV Resurgence

July 20, 2012

Oklahoma's last confirmed WNV case came in Sept. 2009 when a horse from Cherokee County tested positive.... Read More

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North Carolina Confirms First EEE Cases of 2012

July 18, 2012

Two unvaccinated horses were euthanized this month after contracting the mosquito-borne disease.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV

July 17, 2012

Two horses--located in Mobile and Washington Counties--have tested positive for EEE in Alabama since June.... Read More

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Equine Emerging and Surging Diseases: What's on the Horizon?

July 17, 2012

Emerging and re-emerging diseases can devastate equine populations and cost the industry millions of dollars.... Read More

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Two Cases of EEE Found in June in South Carolina Horses

June 30, 2012

A 10-year-old horse from Horry County and a 4-month-old horse from Marion County recently tested positive.... Read More

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N.Y. Senator Sponsors Free EEE Vaccine Clinics for Horses

June 26, 2012

Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she's sponsoring two no-cost EEE vaccine clinics for horses this week.... Read More

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New Jersey Horse Euthanized after Contracting EEE

June 06, 2012

The mare received the first in a series of two planned EEE vaccinations from a private veterinarian in May.... Read More

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 1: Mighty Mosquitoes

June 01, 2012

They might be small, but these flying fiends can spread some deadly diseases. ... Read More

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Mass. State Officials: Vaccinate Horses Against WNV, EEE

May 13, 2012

Agricultural officials in Massachusetts advise horse owners to vaccinate against mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More

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Pennsylvania's First Case of WNV in 2012 Confirmed

April 23, 2012

The first case of the season of WNV was reported last week in a horse in Northampton County, Pa.... Read More

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Calif. State Veterinarian Recommends Equine WNV Vaccinations

April 20, 2012

In 2011, 15 horses in California were confirmed positive for WNV; four of those 15 were euthanized. ... Read More

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West Nile Virus (WNV)

April 18, 2012

West Nile Virus (WNV) causes a potentially fatal encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord)... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

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

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Horse Owners Urged to Ensure Vaccinations are Up to Date

April 07, 2012

Unvaccinated horses suffer severely when infected with either WNV or EEE, both transmitted by mosquitoes.... Read More