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.

Brant County, ON
Outbreak Identifier: 6113
Alert ID: 3566
February 01, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine


Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Suspected: 3; 
Number Exposed: 18; 
Facility Type: Boarding Facility; 

Horse 1: 
Age: 17; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 1/27/2024; Clinical Signs: This gelding developed a fever, nasal discharge and a cough. Two other horses had transient fevers and 1 began coughing and developed a fever and nasal discharge. A nasal swab was positive for equine influenza on PCR.; Confirmation Date: 2/1/2024; Horse Status: Recovering; 

Comments: The farm manager, working with their veterinarian, has implemented voluntary movement restrictions and infection control procedures.;