Copy of Outbreak Alerts: August 21, 2023 West Nile Virus in Santa Clara County, CA

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Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1
Number Exposed: Unknown
Age: 5
Gender: Mare
Breed: Lusitano
Onset of Clinical Signs: 7/29/2023
Clinical Signs: Recumbency, weak pelvic limbs, muscle twitching, CNS signs, ataxic all four limbs, weakness in thoracic limbs, recumbent and unable to rise without assistance.
Confirmation Date: 8/17/2023
Horse Status: Recovering
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated
Comments: This is the 7th case confirmed of equine WNV in California in 2023.

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