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Third EEE Case Confirmed in South Carolina

A 3-year-old Arabian-cross gelding in Sumter County has been euthanized after contracting EEE.
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Third EEE Case Confirmed in South Carolina in 2019
Veterinarians have euthanized a 3-year-old Arabian-cross gelding in Sumter County, South Carolina, after he tested positive for Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE). | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Veterinarians have euthanized a 3-year-old Arabian-cross gelding in Sumter County, South Carolina, after he tested positive for Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE). Clemson Livestock Poultry Health stated that this is South Carolina’s third case in 2019. Clemson officials announced the state’s first confirmed case, in Chesterfield County, on July 23.

Only one horse in South Carolina, also in Chesterfield County, was confirmed positive for EEE in 2018.

What is EEE?

EEE is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system and is transmitted to equids by infected

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