Six states and Ontario, Canada, had confirmed equine cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in October 2020... read more
The Equine Disease Communication Center provides confirmed reports of horse diseases throughout North America. Following are the reports of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in horses across the country for October 1 through October 27, 2020.
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>