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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.



Kent County, MI
Outbreak Identifier: 6231
Alert ID: 3692
April 18, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - No Quarantine

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Suspected: Unknown; 
Number Exposed: Unknown; 
Number Euthanized: 1; 

Horse 1: 
Age: 25; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Tennessee Walking Horses; Onset of Clinical Signs: 3/28/2024; Clinical Signs: Severe abscess at right throat latch; Confirmation Date: 4/3/2024; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;