Outbreak Alerts: August 21, 2023 West Nile Virus in Stanislaus County, CA

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Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1
Number Exposed: Unknown
Number Euthanized: 1
Age: 10
Gender: Gelding
Breed: Quarter Horse (QH)
Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/6/2023
Clinical Signs: Ataxia all four limbs, progressively recumbent and unable to rise.
Confirmation Date: 8/15/2023
Horse Status: Euthanized
Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated
Comments: This is the 4th case confirmed of equine WNV in California in 2023.

For more information, go to: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/Animal_Health/WNV_Info.html

See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://www.nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts

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