Equine Surveillance in Canada

Creating awareness of equine health in Canada

Disease Alerts

Disease Date Location Status Description
Eastern Equine Encephalitis, August 24, 2019 Aug. 24, 2019 Greater Sudbury, Ontario confirmed

On August 24, 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 Greater Sudbury area. 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: alison.moore@ontario.ca