Author: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs
Three cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been reported in horses in the Parry Sound region of Ontario. The horses were unvaccinated. They showed neurologic disease and were euthanized. A...
Equine neurological cases are posted on the OMAFRA website at: OMAFRA
Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System (CAHSS) - CURRENT EQUINE DISEASE OUTBREAK ALERTS
Why We Vaccinate - Eastern & Western Equine Encephalitis (“Sleeping Sickness”)
Burwash Equine Services .... Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and Western Equine Encephalitis (WEE) are both neurological diseases spread to horses and humans from infected wild birds and rodents via blood sucking mosquitos. Circulating levels of the virus in an affected horse are low, however, so it is highly unlikely that a horse would be a source of infection for a human. In horses, both EEE and WEE viruses can cause fever, depression, incoordination, staggering and blindness <more>