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.

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Cooke County, TX
Outbreak Identifier: 6129
Alert ID: 3580
February 08, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Voluntary Quarantine

Attending Veterinarian

Number Confirmed: 2; 
Number Suspected: 3; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Facility Type: Private Facility; 

Horse 1: 
Age: 4; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Paint; Usage: Barrel Racing; Onset of Clinical Signs: 2/5/2024; Clinical Signs: Fever, lethargy, nasal discharge, cough, difficulty swallowing; Confirmation Date: 2/8/2024; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;

Comment: The horse was Equine Rhinitis Virus-B positive and negative for Streptococcus equi.

For more information about ERV, please go to https://ceh.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/health-topics/equine-rhinitis-viruses