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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
Aiken County, SC
Outbreak Identifier: 4541
Alert ID: 1909
December 02, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Clemson Livestock Poultry Health

Number Confirmed: 1;
Age: 8; Gender: Mare; Breed: Grade; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated;
Notes: This is the 16th case of EEE in South Carolina in 2020. For more information about EEE go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_EEE%20Cobranded.pdf ;

Pigeon Fever
Pend Oreille County, WA
Outbreak Identifier: 4540
Alert ID: 1908
December 02, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Washington State Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Suspected: 3;
Facility Type: Farm;
Notes: A horse on a farm in Pend Oreille County has tested positive for Pigeon Fever. For more information about Pigeon Fever go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/PIGEON%20FEVER_Finals.pdf ;

Strangles
Lapeer County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 4539
Alert ID: 1907
December 01, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Suspected: 1;
Number Exposed: 1;
Age: 21; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 11/13/2020;
Clinical Signs: Cough, Fever, Nasal Discharge; Confirmation Date: Not Reported; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: For more information about Strangles go to
https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet-Strep_equi_final%20Cobranded_0.pdf;

Strangles
Hampden County, MA
Outbreak Identifier: 4538
Alert ID: 1906
November 30, 2020
Confirmed case(s): Official Quarantine

Massachusetts State Veterinarian

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Suspected: 2;
Number Exposed: 1;
Notes: A boarding facility in Hampden County is under quarantine after a horse has tested positive for Strangles. For more information about Strangles go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet-Strep_equi_final%20Cobranded_0.pdf;

Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Orange County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 4536
Alert ID: 1905
November 30, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Number Confirmed: 1;
Facility Type: Private Facility;
Age: 4; Gender: Mare; Breed: Donkey; Onset of Clinical Signs: 11/17/2020;
Clinical Signs: Down, Recumbency, Unable to Rise; Confirmation Date: 11/25/2020; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;
Notes: This is Florida's 22nd confirmed case of EEE in 2020. For more information about EEE go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_EEE%20Cobranded.pdf;

Equine Influenza
Cumberland County, TN
Outbreak Identifier: 4536
Alert ID: 1904
November 25, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Office of the Tennessee State Veterinarian

Number Confirmed: 2;
Facility Type: Stable;
Notes: Two horses at a stable in Cumberland County have tested positive for Equine Influenza. For more information about Equine Influenza go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_EquineInfluenza_FINAL-Cobranded.pdf;

Equine Influenza
Pierce County, WA
Outbreak Identifier: 4535
Alert ID: 1903
November 25, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): Voluntary Quarantine

Washington State Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Exposed: 4;
Notes: A horse in Pierce County has tested positive for equine influenza. For more information about Equine Influenza go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_EquineInfluenza_FINAL-Cobranded.pdf;

Pigeon Fever
Spokane County, WA
Outbreak Identifier: 4534
Alert ID: 1902
November 25, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Washington State Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Facility Type: Private Facility;
Notes: A horse at a private facility in Spokane County has tested positive for Pigeon Fever. For more information about Pigeon Fever go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/PIGEON%20FEVER_Finals.pdf;

Equine Influenza
Pierce County, WA
Outbreak Identifier: 4533
Alert ID: 1901
November 23, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): Voluntary Quarantine

Washington State Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 2;
Number Suspected: 2;
Number Exposed: 5;
Facility Type: Boarding Facility;
Notes: A boarding facility in Pierce County is under a voluntary after two horses has tested positive for equine influenza. The owner and private vet are currently monitoring the situation. For more information about Equine Influenza go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet_EquineInfluenza_FINAL-Cobranded.pdf;

Pigeon Fever
Pierce County, WA
Outbreak Identifier: 4530
Alert ID: 1900
November 20, 2020
Confirmed Case(s): No Quarantine

Washington State Department of Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;
Facility Type: Private Facility;
Notes: A horse at a private facility in Pierce County has tested positive for Pigeon Fever. For more information about Pigeon Fever go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/PIGEON%20FEVER_Finals.pdf;