One New VSV-Affected Premises Confirmed in Arizona County

Maricopa County sees overall drop in premises affected by vesicular stomatitis virus.
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One New VSV-Affected Premises Confirmed in Arizona County
Although officials have identified one new Maricopa County premises with vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), three previously affected or suspect premises in the county have been released from VSV quarantine. | Photo: Wikimedia Commons
In its July 2 Situation Report, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed that although officials have identified one new Maricopa County premises with vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), three previously affected or suspect premises in the county have been released from VSV quarantine.

Maricopa County now contains seven confirmed positive and one suspect premises, bringing the state’s totals to 18 confirmed positive premises and one suspect premises:

  • Apache (2 confirmed positive premises);
  • Cochise (4 confirmed positive);
  • Gila (1 confirmed positive);
  • Maricopa (7 confirmed positive; 1 suspect);
  • Pima (1 confirmed positive);
  • Pinal (2 confirmed positive); and
  • Santa Cruz (1 confirmed positive).

Since the last Situation Report on June 24, seven previously infected or suspect premises in Arizona have been released from quarantine:

  • Butler (5);
  • Cowley (1); and
  • Sedgwick (1).

Other VSV-positive states in 2020 include Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Texas

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