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West Nile Virus Found in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) received confirmation on Sept. 12, 2018 that a two-year-old unvaccinated filly from Essex County tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). She became depressed, unsteady on her feet and had…

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West Nile Virus Appears in Saskatchewan

On August 1, 2018, the Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System has confirmed a case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a four and a half-year-old Quarter Horse mare in Orkney, Saskatchewan. The mare was treated and survived. Two days earlier,…

West Nile Virus in Ontario

Since October 19, 2017, three cases of West Nile Virus in Frontenac County, Oxford County and the Regional Municipality of Halton have been reported to the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). The horses included a gelding,…

Ontario Horses Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Two horses have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Ontario. On August 21st, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two positive tests for West Nile Virus (WNV); one from a 10-year-old gelding…

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West Nile Virus Confirmed in the Toronto Area

On September 12, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a positive test result for West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse from the Toronto area. The horse displayed signs of fever, muscle tremors,…

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West Nile Virus in Sudbury, Ontario

On August 11, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a positive test result for West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse from the Sudbury area. The unvaccinated mare developed neurological signs which progressively…

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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in Ontario

On August 16, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) was notified of a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in one horse in Simcoe County. The 11-year-old gelding had an incomplete vaccination history and no history of…

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West Nile Virus Advisory for Ontario

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee believes the information contained in this advisory is of national importance to Canadian horse owners. The advisory appears below. West Nile Virus (WNV) is endemic in Ontario and cases occur in the horse population…

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Equine Canada Health Alert Updates

Horse Tests Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis in Las Animas, Colorado August 2, 2012 A horse tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS) in Las Animas County, Colorado on August 2, 2012. Vesicular Stomatitis is a reportable disease as per the Canadian…

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