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Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed here as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status. Specific premises will not be named but the general location by town, county and state will be listed. When locations, events or horses are at risk they will be listed. Updates will be posted as they are received.


    

Vesicular Stomatitis
Missouri, United States
Alert ID: 1828
September 25, 2020
Information Only

United States Department of Agriculture

Notes: Since the last situation report, 3 previously VSV-infected premises were released quarantine in Camden, Ozark and Phelps County. For more information go to https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/sitrep-09-24-20.pdf

Vesicular Stomatitis
Kansas, United States
Alert ID: 1827
September 25, 2020
Information Only

United States Department of Agriculture

Notes: Since the last situation report, 1 previously VSV-infected premises was released from quarantine in Sedgwick County. For more information go to https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/sitrep-09-24-20.pdf

West Nile Virus
Lake County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 4446
Alert ID: 1826
September 25, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 5; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/14/2020;
Clinical Signs: Ataxia, Mild Muscle Fasciculations; Confirmation Date: 9/23/2020; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Not Reported;
Notes: This is the 10th confirmed WNV case for Florida in 2020.;

West Nile Virus
Kings County, CA
Outbreak Identifier: 4445
Alert ID: 1825
September 25, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

California Department of Food and Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 8; Gender: Stallion; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/17/2020;
Clinical Signs: Ataxia, Fever, Recumbent; Confirmation Date: 9/24/2020; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated;
Notes: For more information about WNV go to the owner factsheet.; 

Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Oakland County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 4444
Alert ID: 1824
September 22, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 1; Gender: Mare; Breed: Pony; Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/13/2020;
Clinical Signs: Down with inability to get up, Fever, Inappetance, lethargy, Paddling, Seizures, Walking in Circles; Confirmation Date: 9/18/2020; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: For more information about EEE go to the owner factsheet.;

Equine Influenza
King and Spokane County, WA
Alert ID: 1823
September 22, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): Voluntary Quarantine

Washington State Department of Agriculture

King County
Number Confirmed:
1;
Notes: A private facility in King County is under a voluntary quarantine after a horse has tested positive for Equine Influenza.;

Spokane County
Number Confirmed: 1;
Notes: A private facility in Spokane County is under a voluntary quarantine after a horse has tested positive for Equine Influenza. For more information about Equine Influenza go to the owner factsheet.;

 

West Nile Virus
Stanislaus County, CA
Outbreak Identifier: 4441
Alert ID: 1822
September 22, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

California Department of Food and Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 1; Gender: Mare; Breed: Thoroughbred (TB); Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/16/2020;
Clinical Signs: Ataxia, Depression, Leaning, Reluctant to move, Painful to palpation of distal neck; Confirmation Date: 9/21/2020; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated;
Notes: For more information about WNV go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_WNV.pdf;

Eastern Equine Encephalitis
United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, ON
Outbreak Identifier: 4440
Alert ID: 1821
September 21, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 8; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Not Reported; Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/26/2020;
Clinical Signs: Ataxia, Fever; Confirmation Date: 9/8/2020; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: None;

Vesicular Stomatitis
Sedgwick County, KS
Alert ID: 1820
September 21, 2020
Confirmed case(s): Official Quarantine

United States Department of Agriculture

Notes: The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has released a new situation report on September 17, 2020 confirming vesicular stomatitis on a premises in Sedgwick County, Kansas. For more information go to https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/sitrep-09-17-20.pdf

Vesicular Stomatitis
Camden County, MO
Alert ID: 1819
September 21, 2020
Confirmed case(s): Official Quarantine

United States Department of Agriculture

Notes: The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has released a new situation report on September 17, 2020 confirming vesicular stomatitis on a premises in Camden County, Missouri. For more information go to  https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/sitrep-09-17-20.pdf