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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.


    

Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Horry and Edgefield Counties, SC
Outbreak Identifier: 4227
Alert ID: 1690
July 11, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): Voluntary Quarantine

Clemson Livestock Poultry Health


Horry County 

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 1; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Clinical Signs: Not Reported; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown; (Outbreak Identifier 4727)

Edgefield County

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 2; Gender: Mare; Breed: Miniature Horse;
Clinical Signs: Not Reported; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;

Notes: The horse is under voluntary quarantine. (Outbreak Identifier 4728)

 

For more information go to: https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_EEE%20Cobranded.pdf

Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Marion County, SC
Outbreak Identifier: 4226
Alert ID: 1689
July 10, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Clemson Livestock Poultry Health

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: Yearling; Gender: Stallion; Breed: Tennessee Walking Horse;
Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: This is the first EEE case in South Carolina for 2020. For more information about EEE go to 
https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_EEE%20Cobranded.pdf;

Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Holmes, Baker and Jackson County, FL
Alert ID: 1688
July 09, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Holmes County
Number Confirmed: 3;
Age: 10; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/8/2020;

Horse Status: Euthanized;

Age: Suckling Foal; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/9/2020;
Horse Status: Recovering;

Age: 1; Gender: Stallion; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/3/2020;
Horse Status: Euthanized;

Baker County
Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 3; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/17/2020;
Horse Status: Deceased; Vaccination Status: Undervaccinated;

Jackson County
Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 3; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/29/2020;
Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;

Western Equine Encephalitis
Cache County, UT
Outbreak Identifier: 4222
Alert ID: 1687
July 09, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 30;
Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: None;

Strangles
Snohomish County, WA
Outbreak Identifier: 4221
Alert ID: 1686
July 08, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): Voluntary Quarantine

Washington State Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Exposed: 4;
Age: 13; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/25/2020;
Clinical Signs: Enlarged Submandibular Lymph Nodes, Nasal Discharge; Confirmation Date: 6/29/2020; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: Voluntary biosecurity measures and separation of animals are in place. Horse was purchased about 10 days prior to outbreak. No signs upon prepurchase.;

 

Vesicular Stomatitis
Buffalo County, NE
Outbreak Identifier: 4220
Alert ID: 1685
July 08, 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 July 7 2020 confirming vesicular stomatitis in 1 new premises in Buffalo County Nebraska. For more information go to https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/sitrep-07-07-20.pdf

Vesicular Stomatitis
Butler, Greenwood, Montgomery and Sedgwick County, KS
Alert ID: 1684
July 08, 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 July 7, 2020 confirming vesicular stomatitis in the following Kansas counties: 3 new premises in Butler County, 1 new premises in Greenwood County, 1 new premises in Montgomery County and 2 new premises in Sedgwick County. For more information go to https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/sitrep-07-07-20.pdf

Vesicular Stomatitis
Washington County, OK
Outbreak Identifier: 4212
Alert ID: 1683
July 08, 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 July 7, 2020 confirming vesicular stomatitis in 1 new premises in Washington County Oklahoma. This is the 2020 VSV index case for Oklahoma. For more information go to  https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/sitrep-07-07-20.pdf

Strangles
Lapeer County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 4211
Alert ID: 1682
July 07, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Exposed: 2;
Age: 13; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/26/2020;
Clinical Signs: Fever, Lethargy, Nasal Discharge; Confirmation Date: Not Reported; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: None;

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic
Allegheny County, PA
Outbreak Identifier: 4185
Alert ID: 1681
July 07, 2020
Quarantine Released

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Exposed: 39;
Age: 22; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Trakhener; Onset of Clinical Signs: 6/13/2020;
Clinical Signs: incoordination, Recumbency, Abnormal Urination; Confirmation Date: 6/17/2020; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown;
Notes: Update: 07/07/20: The quarantine has been revoked for the boarding facility in Allegheny County. No additional cases were identified. ;