|Eastern Equine Encephalitis||Aug. 10, 2019||United Counties of Leeds and Grenville||Confirmed||
On August 10, 2019, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in a horse located in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. The unvaccinated mare was euthanized following the sudden onset and progression of neurological signs. Laboratory diagnostic testing confirmed infection with the EEE virus (EEEv).
Equine neurological cases are posted on the OMAFRA website at: OMAFRA
For more information contact:
Dr. Alison Moore
Lead Veterinarian - Animal Health and Welfare
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Tel: (226) 821-0364 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org