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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.



Ingham County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 6199
Alert ID: 3656
April 03, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: 5; 

Horse 1: 
Age: Weanling; Gender: Colt; Breed: Miniature Horse; Onset of Clinical Signs: 3/28/2024; Clinical Signs: Fever, nasal discharge; Confirmation Date: 4/1/2024; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown;

Comments: The colt was found to be dually infected with both strangles AND influenza. The colt equally had a moderate positive PCR result for influenza on a nasal swab.;