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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.



Orange County, CA
Outbreak Identifier: 5805
Alert ID: 3240
August 25, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - No Quarantine

California Department of Food and Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Age: Yearling; Gender: Colt; Breed: Mustang; Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/19/2023;
Clinical Signs: Ataxia and dysphagia, progressive recumbency, cranial nerve deficits; Confirmation Date: 8/23/2023; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Comments: This is the 13th case of equine WNV confirmed in CA in 2023. 

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