Equine Herpes Virus — United States
The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Animal Health Program confirmed this week that a horse in Baltimore County had tested positive for equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). Samples from the symptomatic horse were sent to the Frederick Animal Health Laboratory, where the non-neurotropic strain of EHV-1 was confirmed. The horse was euthanized on [Thu 28 Nov 2019] due to complications.
The Baltimore County farm, which has not been identified, has been placed on a hold order by the department,