First EEE Case for 2019 Confirmed in New Jersey Horse
“Horse owners need to be vigilant in vaccinating their animals against diseases spread by mosquitoes,” New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher said. “Vaccinated animals are much less likely to contract deadly diseases such as EEE and West Nile Virus.”
In 2018 New Jersey had five cases of EEE and one case of West Nile virus (WNV), another mosquito-borne neurologic illness.
Effective equine vaccines for EEE and WNV are available. Horse owners should contact their veterinarians if their horses are not already up to date on these
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