Virginia Officials Confirm Third Suffolk Horse With EEE

The filly was euthanized due to the mosquito-borne zoonotic disease.
Share
Favorite
Close

No account yet? Register

ADVERTISEMENT

Virginia Officials Confirm Third Suffolk Horse With EEE
No other horses at the Suffolk County facility have shown signs of EEE. | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

On Aug. 3, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) officials have confirmed the state’s third case of Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) in Suffolk for 2020.

The affected horse, a 2-year-old Thoroughbred filly with an incomplete vaccination history, began experiencing neurologic signs on July 23. She was subsequently euthanized.

No other horses at the facility have shown signs of EEE

Create a free account with TheHorse.com to view this content.

TheHorse.com is home to thousands of free articles about horse health care. In order to access some of our exclusive free content, you must be signed into TheHorse.com.

Start your free account today!

Already have an account?
and continue reading.

Share

Written by:

Related Articles

Stay on top of the most recent Horse Health news with

FREE weekly newsletters from TheHorse.com

Sponsored Content

Weekly Poll

sponsored by:

When do you vaccinate your horse?
345 votes · 345 answers

Readers’ Most Popular

Sign In

Don’t have an account? Register for a FREE account here.

Need to update your account?

You need to be logged in to fill out this form

Create a free account with TheHorse.com!