West Nile Virus (WNV)

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West Nile Virus (WNV) causes a potentially fatal encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord) in a variety of species such as birds, horses, and humans.

This free report provides an overview of the disease and how it spreads as well as describing the clinical signs to watch for in your horses and other animals. Diagnosis and treatment options are discussed, as well as the prognosis of a horse with West Nile Virus and tips for preventing it.

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Stacey Oke, MSc, DVM, is a practicing veterinarian and freelance medical writer and editor. She is interested in both large and small animals, as well as complementary and alternative medicine. Since 2005, she’s worked as a research consultant for nutritional supplement companies, assisted physicians and veterinarians in publishing research articles and textbooks, and written for a number of educational magazines and websites.

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