Mosquito-Borne Horse Diseases Update

Many equine health professionals are worried that because of the economic recession that’s lasted more than a year, many horses are either not vaccinated or are under-vaccinated to protect them agasint common diseases.

According to the USDA, as of Sept. 3, there have been 193 cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and 64 cases of West Nile virus (WNV). Last year there were 185

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Many equine health professionals are worried that because of the economic recession that’s lasted more than a year, many horses are either not vaccinated or are under-vaccinated to protect them agasint common diseases.

According to the USDA, as of Sept. 3, there have been 193 cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and 64 cases of West Nile virus (WNV). Last year there were 185 cases of EEE and 178 cases of West Nile virus

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Kimberly S. Brown is the editor of EquiManagement/EquiManagement.com and the group publisher of the Equine Health Network at Equine Network LLC.

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