Equine Herpes Virus — United States
The Washington State Veterinarian reported one confirmed case of respiratory equine herpesvirus (EHV-1), one suspected case, and 2 horses exposed at a boarding facility in Kitsap County. The positive horse had a stall mate quarantined with it and is being monitored.
[Byline: Kimberly S. Brown]
[“Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) and equine herpesvirus 4 (EHV-4) comprise 2 antigenically distinct groups of viruses previously referred to as subtypes 1 and 2 of