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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.



Clarke County, VA
Outbreak Identifier: 6233
Alert ID: 3694
April 19, 2024
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

State Department of Agricuture

Number Confirmed: 1; 
Number Exposed: 2; 
Number Euthanized: 1; 
Facility Type: Private Facility; 

Horse 1: 
Age: 8; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Usage: Ranch working show; Onset of Clinical Signs: 4/17/2024; Clinical Signs: ataxia, recumbent, respiratory distress; Confirmation Date: 4/18/2024; Horse Status: Euthanized; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated;