Fifth Case of WNV Confirmed in California for 2020
According to a CDFA statement, this is California’s fifth confirmed case of WNV in 2020. Other positive horses were from Amador (1), Merced (1), San Joaquin (1), and Stanislaus (1) counties. Three of the five were unvaccinated, and two had unknown vaccination histories. Three horses have survived, one died, and one was euthanized.
About West Nile Virus
WNV transmission occurs when infected mosquitoes feed on animals, as well as humans, after having fed on infected birds.
Clinical signs of WNV in horses
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