Disease Alerts

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.

Jackson County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 5644
Alert ID: 3059
June 08, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1
Number Suspected: Unknown
Number Exposed: Unknown 
Age: 26; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Friesian; Onset of Clinical Signs: 4/24/2023
Clinical Signs: Draining abscess under jaw; Confirmation Date: 5/1/2023; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated.

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