Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Kills Horse

In North Carolina, the states first confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE) this year has died.  133 horses nationwide were confirmed to have EEE in 2014, and the result is almost always fatal.  Veterinarians recommend staying current with your vaccinations for EEE as the best possible prevention of the deadly disease.  EEE is carried by mosquitoes, and while it is transmittable to humans, it is extremely rare.

Original Story and Picture: WRAL

Author: Dale Williams <-- Become my friend on Facebook! - Phone: 724-964-6773

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