International Equine Infectious Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2017

Officials confirmed cases of equine influenza, EHV, equine infectious anemia, and other equine infectious disease outbreaks.

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The International Collating Centre, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following equine infectious disease outbreaks.

Isolated cases of African horse sickness (AHS) were recorded in South Africa. The disease was confirmed in the Eastern Cape, Free State, and Gauteng Provinces, all within the AHS infected area of the country.

Turkey confirmed one case of glanders during routine screening.

The United States reported nine outbreaks of equine influenza in four states, with multiple cases occurring in Texas. One outbreak was also confirmed in the United Kingdom

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