Outbreak Alerts: August 25, 2023 West Nile Virus in Orange 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: Yearling
Gender: Colt
Breed: Mustang
Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/19/2023
Clinical Signs: Ataxia and dysphagia, progressive recumbency, cranial nerve deficits.
Confirmation Date: 8/23/2023
Horse Status: Affected And Alive
Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated
Comments: This is the 13th case confirmed of equine WNV in California in 2023.

For more information, go to: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/Animal_Health/WNV_Info.html

See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts

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