Articles - Equine Herpes

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Confirmed Case of EHM in Wellington County

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in Wellington County. A blood sample from a horse with severe neurological

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Update on the EHM Outbreak

Experts have reported that the outbreak of Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the also referred to as  Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 (nEHV-1), originated at the National Cutting Horse Association’s Western National Championships in

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New Case of Contagious Equine Metritis Reported in Arizona

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE ) reports that  a new case of Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM) was confirmed in the United States (U.S.), on July 21, 2011. The CEM case was detected in a four- year old stallion in Arizona and was ident

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 Status Update

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in horses in the United States, with confirmed cases in Alberta (1) and suspected cases British Columbia (3). 

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 Status Update

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is sharing an update on the EHV-1 status in the Western Provinces from a conference call June 13. Participants included the Chief Provincial Veterinarian, members of Alberta Veterinary Medical Associatio

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 Status Update

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is sharing the following status update on Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) received today from Alberta and Western Canada. This information comes as a result of consultations among the Chief Pr

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 Reported in the United States and Canada

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in horses in the United States, with confirmed cases in Alberta (1) and British Columbia (3).  This is the neu

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Case of nEHV-1 Reported in Southern Alberta

A  case of nEHV-1 with neurological symptoms has been confirmed in a Southern Alberta horse that recently returned from the U.S. The horse is isolated and is recovering. This bulletin will provide some facts about the disease so that horse owners ar