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Clinical signs of disease can include a high fever typically lasting three to four days; a dry, hacking cough; loss of appetite; muscle soreness; and nasal discharge. Bend Equine Medical Center, in Bend, Oregon …
The Horse · 6/23/2015
Equine Influenza or as it’s most commonly known as equine flu, is caused by various types of the influenza virus that affect the upper and lower respiratory tract of horses, donkeys and mules. Similar to human type flu, a horse would get a cough ...
Horsemart · 6/18/2015
Equine Influenza (horse flu) is a highly infectious disease in which the affected animal (horse, donkey, mule or zebra) will have several symptoms including a high fever and a dry cough. Blood tests and nasal swabs are necessary for definitive diagnosis ...
Horse Talk · 10/7/2013
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There are currently two known strains in the U.S.: the "H3N8" strain was first identified in a group of racing greyhounds in Florida in 2004 and is believed to have developed as a mutation of the Equine Influenza Virus.
Morris County Daily Record · 6/27/2015
However, the influenza virus is constantly changing and it could be possible that one of these strains would one day be able to infect humans. “I’m not an expert on epidemiology, but for it to jump from a horse to a dog, everything about them is so ...
Greenville Advocate · 6/19/2015
With many people in the horse industry having never seen a case of equine flu, and no major outbreaks in recent years, some owners have become complacent. That has changed with all horse owners are being advised to be extra vigilant as equine flu is on …
Irish Independent · 12/3/2014
Veterinary experts are reminding horse owners in Gloucestershire to ensure their animals are vaccinated against equine flu after an outbreak in Gloucestershire. “Since mid-August there have been 28 reported outbreaks of equine flu throughout the UK ...
Citizen · 12/1/2014
OATMAN — Domestic horses or burros that have been in the Oatman area recently may potentially have been exposed to equine influenza, because of contact with some infected wild burros. Owners of domestic horse and burros are advised to limit their …
Mohave Daily News · 6/4/2015
Influenza is not seasonal in horses in the same way winter seems to be “flu season” for humans. But there are similarities and differences in the human and equine flu viruses: Both are highly contagious. Clinical signs are similar: coughing ...
Veterinary Practice News · 4/17/2009
Equine flu (as equine influenza is more commonly know) is caused by various strains of the influenza virus that affect the upper and lower respiratory tract of horses, donkeys and mules. The virus is similar to the flu virus that affects people, but it is ...
Horse and Hound · 11/20/2014