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More Equine Cases Of West Nile Reported In New York

October 14, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has confirmed four more cases of equine West Nile virus, according to the Equine Disease Communications Center.

A yearling filly from Canajoharie, N.Y. (Montgomery County) started exhibiting symptoms on Sept. 23, 2018. She had been recently vaccinated but not for WNV.

On Sept. 29, a 13-year-old mare from Newfield, ...

Pennsylvania West Nile Cases Total 70 For 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania West Nile Surveillance program tallied 70 equine cases of the virus during 2018.

The state has ended monitoring for the year.

There were also 72 human cases, 4,680 mosquito samples and 106 avian cases tallied.

Mifflin County had the highest number of equine cases at 14, followed by Lancaster with 11, Centre with 6 and Juniata with 5. There were no ...

New York Reports Three More Cases of West Nile In Horses

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has three more equine cases of West Nile Virus (WNV), according to the Equine Disease Communications Center (EDCC).

According to the EDCC:

This brings the total to 12 cases in 2018 in New York.

On Sept. 18, 2018 a 17-year old mare from Mayville, N.Y. (Chautauqua Co) was unsteady on her feet which progressed ...

Five New Cases Of West Nile Reported In New York Horses

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets confirmed five more cases of West Nile Virus in 2018, according to the Equine Disease Communications Center.

A 4-year gelding from Ft. Edward (Washington County) was euthanized on Sept. 6, 2018 after falling on Sept. 3. A 9-year old gelding from Lyndonville (Orleans County) is recovering. A 10-year old mare from ...

Equine Health Alert: 5th Horse Dies From Encephalitis In New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. — A 12-year-old gelding in Gloucester County is the fifth reported case in New Jersey for 2018 of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses. 

The horse had not been vaccinated against EEE in 2018 and was euthanized on Sept. 13, 2018. 

EEE causes inflammation of the brain tissue and has a significantly higher risk of death in ...

Help The AAEP Foundation Equine Disaster Relief Fund Aid Hurricane Florence Equine Victims

LEXINGTON, Ky. — As Hurricane Florence makes landfall in the eastern Carolinas, the AAEP Foundation is accepting charitable contributions from individuals and industry organizations in support of its Equine Disaster Relief Fund.

Just as was done in 2017 during hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the Foundation will work with agencies and veterinarians in the region to identify the needs ...

Equine Health Alert: Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Found In 2 More N.J. Horses

TRENTON, N.J. — A 10-year old Burlington County mare is the first reported case of West Nile Virus (WNV) and an Ocean County gelding is the fourth reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), each serious, mosquito-borne illnesses in horses, in New Jersey for 2018.

Neither horse had been vaccinated against WNV or EEE in 2018. The Burlington County horse is undergoing treatment ...

Equine Health Alert: Another Monmouth County, N.J. Horse Contracts EEE

TRENTON, N.J. — A 7-year-old horse in Monmouth County is the third reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses, in New Jersey for 2018.

The horse had not been vaccinated against EEE in 2018 and was euthanized on Sept. 4, according to a statement from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

“This is another sad and unfortunate ...

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