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.



Strangles
Lapeer County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 5402
Alert ID: 2786
October 28, 2022
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Exposed: Unknown;
Age: 5; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Thoroughbred (TB); Onset of Clinical Signs: 10/18/2022;
Clinical Signs: fever, nasal discharge, enlarged lymph node; Confirmation Date: 10/24/2022; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown;
Comments: For more information go to: Strangles factsheet.