Outbreak Alert: August 7, 2021 – West Nile Virus in Yakima and Kittitas Counties, WA & Fresno County, CA

State Veterinarian

Yakima County

Number Confirmed: 1;
Facility Type: Private Facility; Horse Status: Deceased; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Yakima County

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Exposed: Not Reported;
Facility Type: Private Facility; Horse Status: Affected and Alive Vaccination Status: Undervaccinated;
Kittitas County

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Suspected: Not Reported;
Number Exposed: Not Reported;
Facility Type: Private Facility; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: This horse spent the last month in Southern Idaho at rodeos; A recent purchase and not vaccinated this year but unknown if vaccinated by previous owner.

 

California Department of Food and Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 3; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/1/2021;
Clinical Signs: Ear Twitching, eyelid twitching, Hypersensitive, Muzzle Twitching, reactive; Confirmation Date: 8/6/2021; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated;
Notes: For more information about go to the WNV factsheet.

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