West Nile Virus Found in Ontario
A filly has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus in Essex County, in Ontario. She is currently responding well to treatment.
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 a temperature of 102 F. She is gradually responding to treatment.
This is the second confirmed case of WNV infection in 2018.