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three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses - WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Three uncommon horse sicknesses had been not too extended before now uncover in Otter Tail, Pine and Swift counties, in accordance with the Minnesota Board of Animal Effectively being.

Distinctive testing reveals jap equine encephalitis turned uncover in Otter Tail County, West Nile virus turned uncover in Swift County and equine infectious anemia turned uncover in Pine County.

Each jap equine encephalitis and West Nile are unfold by mosquitoes and are a threat to horses and of us. Equine infectious anemia requires contaminated horses to be euthanized or quarantined for all times due to lack of treatment or vaccine. It is not identified to impress people.

“Proper right here would per likelihood be a high-risk time of 12 months for horses to alter into contaminated with these sicknesses,” acknowledged Dr. Courtney Wheeler, Board of Animal Effectively being equine program director. “We strongly assist all horses be vaccinated in opposition to EEE and WNV.”

All three contaminated horses had been euthanized.

For additional recordsdata on the circumstances, consult with the Minnesota Board of Animal Well being.

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Three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses - WCCO | CBS Minnesota
Three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses - WCCO | CBS Minnesota
Three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses - WCCO | CBS Minnesota
Three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses - WCCO | CBS Minnesota
Three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses - WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses - WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Three Uncommon Ailments Confirmed In Minnesota Horses - WCCO | CBS Minnesota