Vaccinations

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The equine contribution to the new CoVID-19 vaccine

An equine West Nile Virus product was a forerunner of the new CoVID-19 vaccine.

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Fatal eastern equine encephalitis case in South Carolina is the 16th in that state for 2020

The 8-year-old mare was was vaccinated but still contracted the insect-borne viral disease.

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Three Canadian horses die of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

The horses lived closed to each other in the same county and none were vaccinated against the fatal neurological disease.

WNV is spread by birds, primarily crows

First report of equine West Nile Virus in Colorado for 2020

The viral disease spread by birds claimed the life of a horse in Jefferson County.

Vaccinate horses against EEE

Michigan horse owners urged to vaccinate their animals

Cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in 2020 in Michigan are outpacing those from 2019

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Your 4-point horse vaccination refresher

Take some time to revisit the ins and outs of equine immunity and determine whether your vaccination routine is still providing the best possible protection for your horse. .

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Can a horse receive too many vaccinations?

If a horse’s history is unknown, it is best to follow protocols designed for unvaccinated animals.

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EQUUS Consultants: Allergy to Vaccines?

EQUUS Medical Editor Matthew Mackay-Smith sheds light on vaccinations, viruses and a reader's apparently immune-sensitive horse.