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More Florida Horses Positive For EEE; 18 Horses Officially Diagnosed In 2019

Six horses have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Florida, raising the total to 18 confirmed cases in the state this year. From Osceola, Holmes, Suwannee and Washington counties, five of the newly diagnosed horses were euthanized and one is recovering, reports The Horse. The six horses recently confirmed with EEE include an […]

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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed In North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently confirmed the fifth and sixth positive cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis for 2017. The cases were discovered in a 6-year-old pony mare in Bladen County and a 5-year-old Quarter Horse gelding in Camden County. Both animals had no vaccination history. “EEE is a mosquito-borne disease […]

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EEE Infected Horse Euthanized In Michigan

A horse in Barry County, Mich., was diagnosed with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and subsequently euthanized, according to MLive. The horse had not been vaccinated. EEE is a serious concern for horse owners as it is a zoonotic virus transmitted by mosquitoes. Dr. James Averill, Michigan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) state veterinarian, […]

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