Outbreak Alerts: August 25, 2023 West Nile Virus in San Luis Obispo 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: Quarter Horse (QH)
Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/17/2023
Clinical Signs: Moderate to severe ataxia, muscle fasciculations, ear twitching.
Confirmation Date: 8/24/2023
Horse Status: Recovering
Vaccination Status: Undervaccinated
Comments: This is the 14th 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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