Illinois State Veterinarian Mark Ernst, DVM confirmed Wednesday that a case of EHV-1 was detected at a boarding facility in the northeastern part of the state.
“Several horses in the stable are currently exhibiting neurologic signs consistent with those exhibited in EHV-1 infected horses,” Ernst said in an email to The Horse.
The facility has been placed under quarantine, and will remain quarantined until the affected horses are no longer considered a risk to others. Currently, there is no established link between the outbreak at the boarding facility and any organized event.
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