EHV-1 UPDATE: More Horses Test Positive; More Facilities Quarantined

[UPDATE] March 19:

Statewide – State Veterinarian JJ Goicoechea has received reports of two more confirmed cases of EHV-1 and has quarantined two additional horse facilities in Clark County. The horses were recently at a competition in Fernley. All horse owners in Nevada are urged to take temperatures on horses at least twice a day and check for signs of respiratory disease. More recommendations from Dr. Goicoechea related to horse events and boarding may follow in the coming days in efforts to slow the spread of EHV-1, which can cause neurologic disease in horses.

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