Outbreak Alert: September 24, 2021 – West Nile Virus in El Paso and Logan County, CO

Source: Colorado State Veterinarian El Paso Number Confirmed:1; Number Exposed: 7; of Clinical Signs: 9/20/2021; Clinical Signs: Not Reported; Confirmation Date: 9/23/2021;   Logan County Number Confirmed: 1; Confirmation Date: 9/22/2021; Notes: For more information about West Nile Virus go to WNV factsheet.; Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease …

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Outbreak Alert: September 24, 2021 – West Nile Virus in Yuba County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Age: 14; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/20/2021; Clinical Signs: Down in Lateral Recumbency, Muzzle/ear Fasciculations, Phases of Hyperexcitability; Confirmation Date: 9/23/2021; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Notes: For more information about West Nile …

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Outbreak Alert: September 21, 2021 – West Nile Virus in Amador and Stanislaus County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Amador County Number Confirmed: 1; Age: 3; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/15/2021; Clinical Signs: Muscle Fasciculations, Severe Ataxia, Hyperreactive to light; Confirmation Date: 9/20/2021; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Stanislaus County Number Confirmed: 1; Age: 7; Gender: Mare; Breed: Pony; Onset …

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Outbreak Alert: September 20, 2021 – West Nile Virus in Lewis County, WA

Source: Washington State Veterinary Office Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Notes: A horse at a private facility in Lewis County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. For more information about West Nile Virus go to WNV factsheet.  Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed …

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Outbreak Alert: September 17, 2021 – West Nile Virus in Weld, Larimer, Mesa Counties, CO

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Weld County Number Confirmed: 1; Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/7/2021;Confirmation Date: 9/15/2021;   Larimer County Number Confirmed: 1; Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/12/2021;Confirmation Date: 9/14/2021;   Mesa County Number Confirmed: 1; Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/14/2021; Confirmation Date: 9/16/2021; Notes: WNV factsheet Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on …

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Outbreak Alert: September 16, 2021 – West Nile Virus in San Joaquin, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Age: 2; Gender: Mare; Breed: Andalusian; Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/10/2021; Clinical Signs: Ataxia, hyper-reactivity, muzzle fasciculations, falling to knees; Confirmation Date: 9/16/2021; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Notes: WNV Factsheet Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current …

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Outbreak Alert: September 15, 2021 – West Nile Virus in Malheur County, OR

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Number Confirmed: 1; Number Suspected: 1; Number Exposed: 7; Facility Type: Private Facility; Age: 2; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/8/2021; Clinical Signs: Acute onset Ataxia, Facial sensitivity/reactivity; Confirmation Date: 9/15/2021; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown; Age: 3; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset …

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Outbreak Alert: September 15, 2021 – West Nile Virus Yakima County, WA

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Number Confirmed: 1; Facility Type: Private Facility; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Not Reported; Notes: For more information go to: WNV factsheet Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC website as they occur and will include the date …

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Animal welfare groups commend US senators for reintroducing bill to ban horse slaughter

Today, a bipartisan group of federal lawmakers reintroduced legislation to permanently ban horse slaughter in the United States and end the current export of American horses for slaughter. Sponsored by U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, the Save America’s Forgotten Equines …

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