What is in it for EHV-1?

Horse owners in the western United States are coming to grips with an equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) outbreak, and the entire industry seems to be involved in the equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) discussion.
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By Lutz Goehring, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM

Horse owners in the western United States are coming to grips with an equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) outbreak, and the entire industry seems to be involved in the equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) discussion.

I never thought it would come to the point where everyone looks at this virus as the public enemy and I have to become the public defender who provides the “psychological profile” explaining the virus’ behavior so it will have a lesser sentence.

I have worked with equine herpesviruses for more than a decade now

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  1. re: What is in it for EHV-1?

    Excellent article that focuses more on facts rather than hype. Thank you for the information!

  2. re: What is in it for EHV-1?

    The more informed we are,the better! This article was extremely informative,and I thank you for all your hard work.

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