Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Gooding County, ID

Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine

Source: Idaho State Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1
Number Exposed: Unknown
Facility Type: Private Facility
Age: Yearling
Gender:  Filly
Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/26/2022
Clinical Signs: Abnormal behavior and movement initially noted, lethargy, fever, progressively unstable
Confirmation Date: 9/1/2022
Horse Status: Recovering
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated

Comments: Owner had relayed that the mosquitoes have been particularly numerous around their property this year. For more information about WNV go to: WNV factsheet. 


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