Seven VSV-Infected Premises Released From Quarantine in Missouri

The Missouri vesicular stomatitis outbreak began on July 13.
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Seven VSV-Infected Premises Released From Quarantine in Missouri
Vesicular stomatitis virus can cause blisters and sores in the mouth and on the tongue, muzzle, teats, or hooves of horses, cattle, swine, sheep, goats, llamas, and a number of other animals. | Photo: Courtesy Dr. Josie Traub-Dargatz
In its Aug. 20 Situation Report, the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that seven previously VSV-infected or suspect premises were released from quarantine in Missouri.

Counties with released premises include:

  • Camden
  • Cedar
  • McDonald

No new VSV cases were identified since APHIS’ last Situation Report on Aug. 13.

Since the Missouri outbreak began on July 13 in Newton County, nine Missouri counties have been affected. Thirty premises were confirmed with positive premises, and 16 with suspect premises

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